Sainte-Pience tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Pience: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Pience is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Pience is 267 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 21 km and Granville at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Pience, 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-Pience in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Pience

Markets in and near Sainte-Pience

  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (9km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (10km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (17km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (19km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (21km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (22km)

More information about Sainte-Pience, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Pience, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Pience.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (36km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (38km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (39km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (20km)
  • Couesnon (22km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (31km)
  • Roches de Ham (35km)
  • Chausey (37km)
  • Île des Rimains (40km)
  • Île des Landes (40km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (40km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (42km)
  • Île du Guesclin (44km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (11km)
  • Ducey (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (39km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (32km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (9km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Pience

Canton: Haye-Pesnel

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50870

Distance to Sainte-Pience

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 267 km

from Calais: 332 km

from Nice: 865 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 664 km

Getting here

Sainte-Pience is in the north of France. 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 Sainte-Pience from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourguenolles, Braffais, Chavoy, La Gohanniere, La Mouche, La Trinite, Le Luot, Plomb, Rouffigny, Saint-Georges-de-Livoye, Subligny, Tirepied and Vernix.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Pience