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Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois in Manche

Photo is of Lessay abbey at 9 km from Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois

Visit Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 9 km and Coutances at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois, 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-Symphorien-le-Valois in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Coutances guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois


Markets in and near Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (16km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (20km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (22km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (22km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (23km)

Hotels near Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois

More information about Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois, France

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

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 (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (33km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (34km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (39km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (43km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (32km)
  • Roches de Ham (48km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (50km)
  • Cap de la Hague (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois is 289 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois

Canton: Haye-du-Puits

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50250

Distance to Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 289 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 917 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 684 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-Symphorien-le-Valois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-sur-Ay, Baudreville, Bolleville, Bretteville-sur-Ay, Canville-la-Rocque, Doville, Glatigny, La Haye-du-Puits, Lithaire, Mobecq, Montgardon, Neufmesnil, Neuville-en-Beaumont, Saint-Nicolas-de-Pierrepont, Saint-Sauveur-de-Pierrepont, Varenguebec and Vesly.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois

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