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Bellefontaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bellefontaine: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 18 km and Domfront at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bellefontaine, 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 Bellefontaine 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 Bellefontaine

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)

More information about Bellefontaine, Normandy

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)

Geography and distances

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

Bellefontaine 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 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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