Paris, which is the national capital, is located 160 miles (257 kilometers) east of Saint-Hilaire-Petitville.
This region is much-loved by travelers from all over the world. To discover why, set aside some time and explore the popular attractions around Saint-Hilaire-Petitville. Roughly 14 miles (23 kilometers) away you'll find Saint-Lo. Set aside a day here to visit the Musee des Beaux-Arts and St. Lo Cathedral.
When you are ready to venture further afield visit the nearest regional city. Caen is situated 40 miles (64 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions such as Eglise de la Sainte Trinite, Caen Castle and Universite de Caen. Abbaye-aux-Hommes, Memorial of Caen and Zenith de Caen are other good places to visit.
One of the best ways to get to know a region is by exploring its history. So be sure to visit the old towns while you are in the area. Whether you're an atheist or one of the faithful, visitors are sure to find a little enlightenment at Normandy's cathedrals and other sites of spiritual significance.
For those who feel it's important to pick up knowledge as well as happy snaps while on vacation, this region offers plenty of specialized tours, including culinary tours.
Sadly, vacations rarely last forever, but be rest assured, when you're ready to leave Normandy, rest assured, you'll have many memories, photos and keepsakes to keep forever.