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Saint-Pierre-Église - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

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 ...

Geographical information

Latitude49.6683550 (N 49° 40’ 6”)
Longitude-1.4043830 (W 1° 24’ 16”)
Surface area8.06 km²
Population1793 inhabitants
Density222 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Lô (80 km, 1h10)
Insee code50539
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Saint Pierre Eglise
RegionLower Normandy

Nearest cities & towns

Clitourps2.9 km (6 min)
Théville3 km (4 min)
Cosqueville3.3 km (6 min)
Varouville3.3 km (5 min)
Carneville4 km (8 min)
Fermanville4.9 km (9 min)
Tocqueville4.9 km (6 min)
Brillevast5.2 km (10 min)
Réthoville5.2 km (9 min)
Canteloup6 km (8 min)
Vrasville6.1 km (9 min)
Néville-sur-Mer6.4 km (8 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities


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One of the 13 laundries
One of the 13 laundries
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Statue of Abbe Saint-Pierre
Statue of Abbe Saint-Pierre
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Navigation in St-Vaast-la-Hougue Bay
Nature and the great outdoors45 € Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (13.3 km)
Walking and cruise yacht, pro coaching
Sports sensations75 € to 660 € Cherbourg-Octeville (15.9 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Willows
Village visitEasy1h00Fresville (26 km)
Cape Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h00Barneville-Carteret (42 km)
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan (43 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals