Saint-Marcouf tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Marcouf: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Marcouf is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Marcouf is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 22 km and Cherbourg at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Marcouf, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Marcouf in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Saint-Marcouf

Markets in and near Saint-Marcouf

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (7km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (13km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (14km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (20km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (25km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Saint-Marcouf, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Marcouf, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Marcouf.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (28km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (30km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (39km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (44km)
  • Plantbessin (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (15km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)
  • Cap de la Hague (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (14km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Marcouf

Canton: Montebourg

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50310

Distance to Saint-Marcouf

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 915 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

Saint-Marcouf is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Saint-Marcouf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azeville, Beuzeville-Au-Plain, Emondeville, Fontenay-sur-Mer, Foucarville, Fresville, Joganville, Lestre, Neuville-Au-Plain, Ozeville, Quineville, Ravenoville, Saint-Floxel, Saint-Germain-de-Varreville, Saint-Martin-de-Varreville and Vaudreville.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Marcouf