Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 12 km from Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids

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Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids 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-Sebastien-de-Raids in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 12 km and Coutances at 18 km.

Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

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Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 49 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

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at 52 km (direction north-north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest and a...

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

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids

  • Periers: market Saturday (3km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (16km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (20km)
  • Plantbessin (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (27km)
  • Roches de Ham (30km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (35km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (48km)
  • Chausey (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (50km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids is in the north of France at 22 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids

Canton: Périers

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50190

Distance to Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 302 km

from Nice: 899 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 670 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-Sebastien-de-Raids from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auxais, Feugeres, Gonfreville, Marchesieux, Nay, Periers, Raids, Saint-Aubin-du-Perron, Saint-Germain-sur-Seves, Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny, Saint-Michel-de-la-Pierre, Saint-Patrice-de-Claids, Sainteny and Vaudrimesnil.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sebastien-de-Raids