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 ...
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.
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.