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Saint-Saens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Saens in Seine-Maritime

Photo is of Rouen at 29 km from Saint-Saens

Visit Saint-Saens: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Saens is situated in the Seine-Maritime department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rouen at 29 km and Dieppe at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Saens, 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-Saens in Normandy.

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

Rouen

Rouen

at 29 km (direction south-west)

The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town are just two...

See Rouen guide
Dieppe

Dieppe

at 31 km (direction north-west)

Explore the port area then head to the castle and the Museum...

See Dieppe guide
Lyons-la-Foret

Lyons-la-Foret

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Eure department

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it one of...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
Veules-les-Roses

Veules-les-Roses

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

Veules-les-Roses is a stunning village on the coast of Normandy, France...

See Veules-les-Roses guide
 
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Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

The extensive ruins of Jumieges Abbey are one of the most visited...

See Jumieges Abbey guide
Eu

Eu

at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

The red-brick castle, built in the 16th century, is the main attraction...

See Eu guide
Caudebec-en-Caux

Caudebec-en-Caux

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the houses and scenery along the banks of the Seine...

See Caudebec-en-Caux guide
Gerberoy

Gerberoy

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during...

See Gerberoy guide
Le Treport

Le Treport

at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

The highlight of a visit to the active port town of Le...

See Le Treport guide
La Bouille

La Bouille

at 44 km (direction south-west)

You will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Seine river...

See La Bouille guide
Mers-les-Bains

Mers-les-Bains

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Somme department

Attractive seaside town with lots of Belle-Epoque villas...

See Mers-les-Bains guide
Saint-Valery-en-Caux

Saint-Valery-en-Caux

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

The area around the beach, harbour and marina in Saint-Valery-en-Caux is always...

See Saint-Valery-en-Caux guide
Ault

Ault

at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Somme department

Ault is a small seaside town near the chalk cliffs of the...

See Ault guide
Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by...

See Chateau Gaillard guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Saens

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Saens

  • Bosc-le-Hard: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Buchy: market Monday (11km)
  • Neufchatel-en-Bray: market Saturday (13km)
  • Auffay: market Friday (14km)
  • Forges-les-Eaux: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Montville: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bihorel: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Pavilly: market Thursday (27km)
  • Barentin: market Saturday (27km)
  • Darnetal: market Sunday (28km)

Hotels near Saint-Saens

More information about Saint-Saens, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Saens, France

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

Aquarium

  • Estran Cité de la mer (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Forges-les-Eaux (20km)
  • Eu (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Georges de Boscherville (Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Jumièges (Jumieges) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (44km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bellevue (4km)
  • Clos du Coudray (10km)
  • Jardins de Bosmelet (12km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (24km)
  • Jardin Plume (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (33km)
  • Bois des Moutiers (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Georges (34km)
  • Parc de Galleville (36km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (40km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (41km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Clères (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Saens is in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Rouen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Saens is 119 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Saens

Canton: Saint-Saëns

Arrondissement: Dieppe

Department: Seine-Maritime

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 76680

Distance to Saint-Saens

from Rouen (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 119 km

from Calais: 148 km

from Nice: 805 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, with Le Havre and Dieppe on the coast here being very convenient. For driving distances to Saint-Saens from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-le-Hareng, Bellencombre, Bosc-Berenger, Bosc-Mesnil, Cottevrard, Maucomble, Monterolier, Neufbosc, Rosay and Ventes-Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Saens

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