Barenton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barenton in Manche

Photo is of Domfront at 14 km from Barenton

Visit Barenton: highlights and tourist information

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Barenton is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 14 km and Les Jardins des Renaudies at 23 km.

Barenton, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 23 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

See Vire guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 31 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a spa town...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is the nearby...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be sure to...

See Fougeres guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles and manor...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide


Heritage Site at 50 km (direction west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey and island...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments in the...

See Falaise guide


at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in particular the...

See Evron guide


at 68 km (direction north-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th century...

See Coutances guide

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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

What to do at Barenton? 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)

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

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

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

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