Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly 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-Martin-de-Cenilly in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 15 km and Granville at 28 km.

Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide


Heritage Site at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide


at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly

  • Gavray: market Saturday (10km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (23km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly, France

What to do at Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (11km)
  • Plantbessin (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (18km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (25km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)
  • Chausey (40km)
  • Couesnon (44km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (44km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)
  • Île des Landes (50km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (51km)
  • Île des Rimains (52km)
  • Île du Guesclin (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (23km)
  • Ducey (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly

Canton: Cerisy-la-Salle

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50210

Distance to Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 313 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 663 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-Martin-de-Cenilly from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerisy-la-Salle, Grimesnil, Hambye, Le Guislain, Maupertuis, Montpinchon, Notre-Dame-de-Cenilly, Ouville, Roncey and Saint-Denis-le-Gast.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly