Pontorson travel guide
Visit Pontorson: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Mont-Saint-Michel at 9 km from Pontorson
Location: Pontorson is situated in the Manche department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 70 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital. (General information: Pontorson is 285 km from Paris and 360 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Pontorson: weekly market: Wednesday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Pontorson: these include Mont-Saint-Michel at 9 km and Dol-de-Bretagne at 18 km. Baie du Mont Saint-Michel is a listed grand site of france at 9 km and Mont-Saint-Michel (monuments on French pilgrim routes) is a listed heritage site at 9 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Pontorson, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Pontorson
Emerald Coast 38km
Note that all distances from Pontorson shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Pontorson holidays and travel
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Markets near Pontorson
- Pontorson: market every Wednesday (0km)
- Saint-James: market every Monday (14km)
- Ducey: market every Tuesday (18km)
- Dol-de-Bretagne: market every Saturday (18km)
- Avranches: market every Saturday (18km)
- Carolles: market every Thursday (22km)
- Combourg: market every Monday (24km)
- Jullouville: market every Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only - (25km)
- La Haye-Pesnel: market every Wednesday (28km)
- Cancale: market every Sunday (29km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pontorson and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Pontorson map below.
Grand Site Of France Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (9km)
Heritage Site Mont-Saint-Michel (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (9km)
Remarkable Garden Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (10km); Jardin du château de La Ballue (12km); Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (24km); Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (34km); Jardins de la Pellerine (43km); Parc du château de Caradeuc (43km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Dinan (41km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Pointe du Grouin (30km)
Village D'etape Ducey (18km); Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (19km); Villedieu-les-Poeles (38km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Champrepus (34km)
Map of places to visit near Pontorson & Location Information
Distance to Pontorson
from Saint-Lo (local prefecture): 70 km
from Paris: 285 km
from Calais: 360 km
from Nice: 864 km
from Bordeaux: 419 km
from Strasbourg: 681 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Pontorson): Aucey-la-Plaine, Beauvoir, Macey, Pleine-Fougeres, Sacey, Sains, Saint-Georges-de-Grehaigne, Sougeal, Tanis, Vessey and Vieux-Viel.
Manche is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Pontorson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Pontorson