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Tribehou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tribehou in Manche

Photo is of Lessay abbey at 21 km from Tribehou

Visit Tribehou: highlights and tourist information

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Tribehou is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 21 km and Coutances at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tribehou, 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 Tribehou in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


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

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

See Arromanches guide


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

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

See Vire guide


Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 54 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tribehou


Markets in and near Tribehou

  • Carentan: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (12km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (22km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (24km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Tribehou, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Tribehou, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (26km)
  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (25km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km)
  • Chausey (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (42km)
  • Villers-Bocage (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)

Geography and distances

Tribehou is in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Tribehou is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tribehou

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Daye

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50620

Distance to Tribehou

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 293 km

from Nice: 894 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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 Tribehou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auxais, Graignes, Le Dezert, Le Hommet-d'Arthenay, Le Mesnil-Angot, Le Mesnil-Veneron, Les Champs-de-Losque, Marchesieux, Remilly-sur-Lozon, Saint-Andre-de-Bohon, Saint-Georges-de-Bohon and Sainteny.

This page in French: Visiter Tribehou

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