Saint-Pierre-Église

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TownSaint-Pierre-Église
Insee code50539
Postcode50330
Latitude49.6683550
Longitude-1.4043830
Surface8.06 km²
Population1806 inhabitants
Density224 inhabitants/km²
Chief townSaint-Lô (at 80 km, 70 min)

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Capital of North Valley Saire Saint-Pierre-Église is a town of 1815 inhabitants. It is the administrative center of the township consists of 18 municipalities.

This village, one of the most beautiful and best preserved of Cotentin, located in a beautiful wooded countryside near the sea is 2.5 km.

The Abbot of Saint-Pierre: Saint-Pierre-Église has the privilege of counting among its children the famous Abbé Saint-Pierre.

Member of the French Academy, the thinker of the 18th century was the chaplain of Madame, sister in law of Louis 14th and mother of the future regent. By publishing a treatise on the "establishment of a size proportionate", he was the forerunner of the income tax. For his project for perpetual peace, he anticipated the creation of the League of Nations, established in Geneva after the 14-18 war, then the United Nations after the war 39-45. Charles Francois Castel also envisioned as a necessity, the political universe of the peoples of Europe ...


SIGHTSEEING

  • The menhirs: Saint-Pierre-Église is one of the few towns in the English Channel can boast of three princesses. They are in fact standing stones dating from Neolithic times. The largest, the "long stone" is 4 meters high and is located at Plat Douet. According to legend, these three princesses about to marry had a dowry, a real treasure. It would be buried at the center of the triangle formed by three standing stones, at the location of the pond Pelot.
  • The church in the shape of upturned boat, the church dates from the 17th century, his visit is more than recommended because this monument is rich in features.
  • Castle: privately owned. Located in a park of 55 hectares enclosed by walls, the castle of St. Peter's was built between 1750 and 1758 on plans by Nicolas Blondel, architect to the king. Two buildings had preceded it: a feudal manor with moat and drawbridge destroyed in 1595 and a Renaissance manor.
  • Saint-Pierre-Église is also the village to 13 washing.
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Information pointsTourist Office of Saint-Pierre-Église

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market every Wednesday morning since 1517.
  • Empty granaries-May to August.
  • Great traditional festival the first weekend of August with fair competition and animals: cows, horses, sheep and donkeys ... Demonstrations of old crafts with battous Cotentin. Dinner with Norman folk entertainment.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • 18 marked hiking trails, numerous beaches nearby.
  • Tennis, swimming pool (10 km), riding stables (3 km) and water activities nearby.
  • Shops.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Navigation in St-Vaast-la-Hougue BayNature and the outdoors45 €Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (13.3 km)

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PHOTOS

ChurchChurch
 
One of the 13 laundriesOne of the 13 laundries
Statue of Abbe Saint-PierreStatue of Abbe Saint-Pierre
  

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WEATHER

Monday 22 September
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Min. 15°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 23 September
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Min. 15°C - Max. 16°C
Wednesday 24 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantrestaurant Le Panoramique  
9.5
La Pernelle
Located at 123 m altitude, 5 km from St Vaast la Hougue, 20 minutes drive from Cherbourg. Our facility holds the Normandy Quality Tourism Label, and is classified 'Maison Quality Restaurateur...
Located 9.2 km from Saint-Pierre-Église31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Moyne de Saire  
8.9
Réville
Located in the Val de Saire, in the heart of Lower Normandy, Au Moyne de Saire invites you to a culinary break in a friendly and authentic. Mr. and Mrs. Carval offer you to taste a...
Located 11.7 km from Saint-Pierre-Église24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Fuchsias  
7.9
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
Former coaching inn, whose facade is covered Fuchsias old, the family and the Brix chef Mathieu Tinier welcome you with gourmet cuisine bort sea and land Normand. The Chef proposes...
Located 12.9 km from Saint-Pierre-Église55 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 2 bedroomsLa Préfontainerie  
Cosqueville
In an ancient fortified farm of the fifteenth century, spacious and quiet rooms await you 600 m from the sea and the GR 223. Opportunity to share the host table to taste the homemade...
Located 3.3 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseFrom 55 € to 60 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLes deux Caps    
9.6
Carneville
5 comfortable guest rooms with private bath. Living room with kitchen available. Meals on request. Large garden overlooking the sea, with games for children. Hiking trails from the...
Located 3.6 km from Saint-Pierre-Église56 € the double room 
Farm with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes gonneville val de saire    
9.4
Gonneville
At the heart of the countryside at the far end of the hamlet in our stone farmhouse 'glycine', we offer a nice room with separate entrance (sink in room shower, toilet adjacent to the...
Located 8.1 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseFrom 58 € to 75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 8 personsLa Maison de la Mer  
10
Cosqueville
Far from the stresses of everyday life, nestled in a quiet hamlet, this house 200 years awaits. At 200 meters from the pristine beaches of the Channel, you'll stay in a serene setting...
Located 3.5 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseFrom 540 € to 890 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa Maisonnette  
9.2
Néville-sur-Mer
Small house in a typical village in the Val de Saire in the English Channel. House with yard, garden, outbuilding and covered terrace, all in an ornate space. House fully equipped ground...
Located 4.4 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseFrom 300 € to 510 € per week 
House for 8 personsMargency, gîte en Bocage Normand  
9.1
Brillevast
Margency: 8 km from the beach (the Vicq), the total independence. Court terrain2000m². You will stay open farmland with its many pedestrian ways on the spot, you can relax in a spacious...
Located 4.5 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseFrom 350 € to 700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 2 haLa Ferme du bord de mer    
8.4
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Gatteville-le-Phare
Our campsite is ideally situated by the sea in a protected natural site. Its charm lies in its development in an old farmhouse. There is a playground, a games room. But also small animals...
Located 9.5 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseFrom 7.50 € to 13 € per day 
176 places over 3,5 haLa Gallouette    
10
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
Located between the two towers of Vauban Hogue and Tatihou island, 300 m from the fishing port and yachting shops. The Gallouette is equipped with a heated pool, a multi-sport, three...
Located 13.6 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseFrom 16.30 € to 25.05 € per day 

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HOTELS

La Demeure du Perron - Hotel in Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseLa Demeure du Perron  
Quettehou
Located in Quettehou, La Demeure du Perron is 1 km from the coast and a 5-minute drive from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue and its Marina. It offers a flowered garden, a terrace and rooms with...
Located 11.3 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseRoom from 66 €
Au Moyne De Saire - Hotel in Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseAu Moyne De Saire     
8.2
Réville
The Moyne de Saire is located in Val de Saire, between Barfleur and Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, and the beach is just 800 metres away. Rooms have a private bathrooms and TV. The Au Moyne...
Located 11.7 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseRoom from 58 €
Hôtel Du Manoir - Hotel in Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseHôtel Du Manoir     
8.8
Tourlaville
Hotel du Manoir is located a 5-minute drive from Cherbourg in France’s Normandy region. It offers en suite rooms and free parking. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Rooms...
Located 12.9 km from Saint-Pierre-ÉgliseRoom from 74 €

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Hôtel Thalasso de La Baie Best Western Plus
Featuring direct beach access, Hôtel de la Baie Best Western Plus is located a 5-minute drive from the centre of Granville. Provided with free Wi-Fi access,...
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Campanile Cherbourg-Laglacerie
Ideally situated near Cherbourg city centre, the hotel is also close to the sea, ferries and the Maupertus Airport. With...
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