Saint-Maur-Des-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Maur-Des-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maur-Des-Bois is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maur-Des-Bois is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 20 km and Granville at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maur-Des-Bois, 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-Maur-Des-Bois in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Maur-Des-Bois

Markets in and near Saint-Maur-Des-Bois

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (11km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vire: market Friday (20km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (21km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (27km)

More information about Saint-Maur-Des-Bois, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maur-Des-Bois, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (29km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (47km)
  • Plantbessin (50km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (8km)
  • Roches de Ham (24km)
  • Couesnon (35km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (43km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (5km)
  • Ducey (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage (47km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (20km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (12km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maur-Des-Bois

Canton: Saint-Pois

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50800

Distance to Saint-Maur-Des-Bois

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 320 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 654 km

Getting here

Saint-Maur-Des-Bois 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-Maur-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beslon, Boisyvon, Cherence-le-Heron, Coulouvray-Boisbenatre, Courson, Fontenermont, La Chapelle-Cecelin, La Colombe, La Trinite, Le Gast, Saint-Aubin-Des-Bois, Saint-Martin-le-Bouillant, Sainte-Cecile and Villedieu-les-Poeles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maur-Des-Bois