Barenton tourism and travel guide

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Visit Barenton: highlights and tourist information

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Barenton is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Barenton is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 14 km and Vire at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barenton, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Barenton in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Barenton

Markets in and near Barenton

  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (25km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Vire: market Friday (27km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (28km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Barenton, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Barenton, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Barenton.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (37km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (29km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (33km)
  • Source - Couesnon (36km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (33km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (39km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (16km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (30km)
  • Juvigne (44km)
  • Domjean (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (45km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Barenton

Canton: Barenton

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50720

Distance to Barenton

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 325 km

from Nice: 827 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

Barenton 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 Barenton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Husson, Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul, Saint-Georges-de-Rouelley, Saint-Jean-du-Corail and Sainte-Marie-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Barenton