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Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 15 km from Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau

Visit Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 15 km and Coutances at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau, 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 Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Granville guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
 
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Domfront

Domfront

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

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Creully

Creully

at 52 km (direction north-east)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 54 km (direction north-east)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau

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Markets in and near Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (11km)
  • Vire: market Friday (15km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (24km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (26km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (30km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau, France

What to do at Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (48km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (31km)
  • Plantbessin (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (10km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (13km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (30km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)
  • Couesnon (50km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (11km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage (32km)
  • Ducey (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (6km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau

Canton: Saint-Sever-Calvados

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14380

Distance to Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau

from Caen (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 304 km

from Nice: 862 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 644 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumesnil, Beuvrigny, Bures-les-Monts, Domjean, Fourneaux, Gouvets, Guilberville, Landelles-et-Coupigny, Malloue, Morigny, Pont-Bellanger, Pont-Farcy, Saint-Martin-Don, Saint-Vigor-Des-Monts and Tessy-sur-Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau

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