Sainte-Pience tourism and travel guide

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Sainte-Pience 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 Sainte-Pience in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 21 km and Granville at 23 km.

Sainte-Pience, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
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at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to...

See Combourg guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 71 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Pience, France

What to do at Sainte-Pience? 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)

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

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

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

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


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