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Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 1 km from Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances

Visit Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 1 km and Lessay abbey at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances, 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-Pierre-de-Coutances in Normandy.

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

Coutances

Coutances

at 1 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
 
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Vire

Vire

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

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

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

See Emerald Coast guide
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

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

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west of...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide
Dinard

Dinard

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide
Saint-Lunaire

Saint-Lunaire

Seaside resort at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint-Lunaire is a small resort, established west of Dinard in the 19th...

See Saint-Lunaire guide
Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 68 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The resort of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is an attractive destination with lovely views, several...

See Saint-Briac-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances

  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (2km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (12km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (16km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (17km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (26km)

Hotels near Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances

More information about Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (3km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (30km)
  • Chausey (32km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (45km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)
  • Île des Landes (45km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (46km)
  • Île des Rimains (48km)
  • Île du Guesclin (49km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (50km)
  • Île Besnard (53km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (53km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (55km)
  • Cézembre (60km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (61km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances is in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances

Canton: Coutances

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50200

Distance to Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 318 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 675 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-Pierre-de-Coutances from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brainville, Bricqueville-la-Blouette, Cambernon, Contrieres, Courcy, Coutances, Gratot, Heugueville-sur-Sienne, Hyenville, La Vendelee, Montchaton, Monthuchon, Montmartin-sur-Mer, Nicorps, Orval, Saint-Denis-le-Vetu and Saussey.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances

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