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Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 23 km and Cherbourg at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin, 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-Maurice-en-Cotentin 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-Maurice-en-Cotentin

Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin

  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (3km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (10km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (16km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (22km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (28km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (28km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (23km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (29km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (30km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (32km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (39km)
  • Argences (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Nez de Jobourg (36km)
  • Cap de la Hague (37km)
  • Baie des Veys (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin

Canton: Barneville-Carteret

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50270

Distance to Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 932 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 695 km

Getting here

Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin 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-Maurice-en-Cotentin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barneville-Carteret, Besneville, Canville-la-Rocque, Fierville-les-Mines, La Haye-d'Ectot, Le Mesnil, Le Valdecie, Les Moitiers-d'Allonne, Saint-Jean-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Pierre-d'Artheglise, Senoville and Sortosville-en-Beaumont.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-en-Cotentin

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