Bellefontaine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 18 km from Bellefontaine

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Bellefontaine 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 Bellefontaine in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 18 km and Domfront at 26 km.

Bellefontaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vire

Vire

at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
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Fougeres

Fougeres

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 45 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
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 53 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide

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Markets in and near Bellefontaine

  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Vire: market Friday (18km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (25km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Bellefontaine, France

What to do at Bellefontaine? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bellefontaine.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (36km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (42km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (45km)
  • Argences (49km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (15km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Couesnon (40km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (44km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (24km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (42km)
  • Villers-Bocage (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (30km)
  • Domjean (34km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (30km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bellefontaine is in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Bellefontaine is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bellefontaine

Canton: Juvigny-le-Tertre

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50520

Distance to Bellefontaine

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 641 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 Bellefontaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauficel, Brouains, Cherence-le-Roussel, Juvigny-le-Tertre, La Bazoge, Le Mesnil-Tove, Le Neufbourg, Lingeard, Mortain, Perriers-en-Beauficel, Romagny, Saint-Barthelemy and Sourdeval.

This page in French: Visiter Bellefontaine

 
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