Saussemesnil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cherbourg at 13 km from Saussemesnil

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Saussemesnil 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 Saussemesnil in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 13 km and Barfleur at 18 km.

Saussemesnil, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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Map of places to visit near Saussemesnil


Markets in and near Saussemesnil

  • Valognes: market Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (14km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (17km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (21km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (26km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Saussemesnil, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saussemesnil, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (11km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (15km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (23km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (29km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (32km)
  • Cap de la Hague (35km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (36km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (60km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (7km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saussemesnil is in the north of France at 58 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saussemesnil is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saussemesnil

Canton: Valognes

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50700

Distance to Saussemesnil

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 281 km

from Nice: 932 km

from Bordeaux: 531 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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 Saussemesnil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brillevast, Le Mesnil-Au-Val, Le Theil, Montaigu-la-Brisette, Saint-Germain-de-Tournebut, Saint-Joseph, Tamerville and Teurtheville-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Saussemesnil


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