Vains travel guide
Visit Vains: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Mont-Saint-Michel at 9 km from Vains
Location: Vains is situated in the Manche department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 54 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital. (General information: Vains is 276 km from Paris and 344 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Vains: these include Mont-Saint-Michel at 9 km and Granville at 22 km. Mont-Saint-Michel (monuments on French pilgrim routes) is a listed heritage site at 9 km and Baie du Mont Saint-Michel is a listed grand site of france 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 Vains, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Vains
Note that all distances from Vains shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Vains holidays and travel
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Markets near Vains
- Avranches: market every Saturday (4km)
- Ducey: market every Tuesday (12km)
- La Haye-Pesnel: market every Wednesday (13km)
- Carolles: market every Thursday (13km)
- Jullouville: market every Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only - (15km)
- Pontorson: market every Wednesday (16km)
- Brecey: market every Friday (19km)
- Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market every Thursday (19km)
- Saint-James: market every Monday (19km)
- Granville: market every Wednesday & Saturday all day (22km)
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 Vains and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Vains map below.
Grand Site Of France Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (9km)
Heritage Site Mont-Saint-Michel (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (9km)
Recommended Detour Granville (22km)
Remarkable Garden Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (25km); Jardin du château de La Ballue (28km); Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (32km); Argences (37km); Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (48km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Pointe du Grouin (32km)
Village D'etape Ducey (12km); Villedieu-les-Poeles (22km); Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (30km); Torigni-sur-Vire (50km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Fougeres (41km); Domjean (44km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Champrepus (18km)
Map of places to visit near Vains & Location Information
Distance to Vains
from Saint-Lo (local prefecture): 54 km
from Paris: 276 km
from Calais: 344 km
from Nice: 867 km
from Bordeaux: 432 km
from Strasbourg: 673 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Vains): Avranches, Bacilly, Ceaux, Champcey, Chavoy, Courtils, Genets, Le Val-Saint-Pere, Lolif, Marcey-les-Greves, Pontaubault, Ponts, Saint-Jean-de-la-Haize, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs and Saint-Senier-sous-Avranches.
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 Vains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Vains