Saint-Marcouf tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Marcouf in Manche

Photo is of Barfleur at 22 km from Saint-Marcouf

Visit Saint-Marcouf: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Marcouf is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 22 km and Cherbourg at 30 km.

Saint-Marcouf, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction )

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the harbour area...

See Barfleur guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest and a...

See Cherbourg guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of visitors interested...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction south-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style architecture...

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at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th century...

See Coutances guide


at 51 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was built during...

See Arromanches guide

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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

What to do at Saint-Marcouf? 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

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

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

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