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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

Chief town of the district (11 municipalities), Cerisy-la-Salle is traversed by many footpaths, but also by the river Soulles very popular with fishermen, that meanders along the scenic route.

Geographical information

Latitude49.0259930 (N 49° 1’ 34”)
Longitude-1.2844009 (W 1° 17’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 58m to 169m
Surface area16.86 km²
Population1041 inhabitants
Density61 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Lô (19.3 km, 24 min)
Insee code50111
IntercommunalityCC Communauté du Bocage Coutançais

Nearest cities & towns

Montpinchon2.4 km (3 min)
Notre-Dame-de-Cenilly4.5 km (4 min)
Dangy5.1 km (8 min)
Cametours5.4 km (10 min)
Savigny5.8 km (9 min)
Carantilly6.1 km (9 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly6.8 km (7 min)
Roncey6.9 km (11 min)
Ouville7 km (11 min)
Belval7.4 km (9 min)
Le Guislain8.5 km (10 min)
Quibou8.6 km (11 min)
Le Lorey9 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

The 17th century castle is also an international cultural center that organizes each year, from June to October, twenty international conferences and some of regional interest. The castle tour Thursday afternoon of July-August at 15h and 16h30.

The monument airmen: In memory of Australian pilot and six crew members of a British Lancaster bomber that crashed the night of June 6, 1944, a stele was erected in 1994 by the town.

The menhir of Roche Directory: The site of Roche Bottin, the oldest Cerisy-la-Salle (about five thousand years), consists of two megaliths at the foot of which was discovered in 1993, following excavations undertaken by the Department of Regional Archeology, a repository of objects contained in a bronze vase dating from the Bronze Age.

Events and festivities

Every year the festival takes place St-Pierre (in July).


Friday 24 november
Min. 7°C - Max. 11°C
Saturday 25 november
Min. 4°C - Max. 7°C
Sunday 26 november
Min. 5°C - Max. 9°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
All-seasons mountain coaster
Entertainment4 € Souleuvre-en-Bocage (32 km)
Visit Le roc des harmonies aquarium-museum
Culture and education6 € to 9 € Granville (32 km)
Cross the Bay of Mont Saint Michel
Nature and the great outdoors680 € Genêts (41 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay on Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 30 mins
Sports sensations120 € Le Val-Saint-Père (42 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 20 mins
Sports sensations80 € Le Val-Saint-Père (42 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan-les-Marais (31 km)
The Willows
Village visitEasy1h00Fresville (46 km)
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (46 km)
Cape Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h00Barneville-Carteret (52 km)


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