Bion tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Domfront at 20 km from Bion

Visit Bion: highlights and tourist information

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Bion 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 Bion in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 20 km and Vire at 24 km.

Bion, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 24 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 26 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


at 36 km (direction 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 37 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
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 37 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 40 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
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 41 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


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 51 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


Seaside resort at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 62 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 Bion


Markets in and near Bion

  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (22km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (22km)
  • Vire: market Friday (24km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (32km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Bion, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bion, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (33km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (45km)
  • Argences (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (24km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (31km)
  • Source - Couesnon (36km)
  • Couesnon (44km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (46km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (22km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (36km)
  • Domjean (42km)
  • Juvigne (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (44km)

Geography and distances

Bion is in the north of France at 57 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Bion is 241 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bion

Canton: Mortain

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50140

Distance to Bion

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 241 km

from Calais: 327 km

from Nice: 834 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Bion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Husson, Le Neufbourg, Mortain, Notre-Dame-du-Touchet, Romagny, Saint-Jean-du-Corail and Villechien.

This page in French: Visiter Bion