Buais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins des Renaudies at 17 km from Buais

Visit Buais: highlights and tourist information

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Buais 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 Buais in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins des Renaudies at 17 km and Domfront at 25 km.

Buais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 17 km (direction 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 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 26 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 32 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 35 km (direction east-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 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 36 km (direction 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 40 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


Heritage Site at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


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

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

See Jublains guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre with numerous fascinating...

See Vitre guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town of Laval...

See Laval guide


Seaside resort at 58 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


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

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

See Evron guide

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Markets in and near Buais

  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (12km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (26km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (27km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Buais, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Buais, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (24km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (34km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (20km)
  • Source - Couesnon (24km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (40km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (43km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (47km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (48km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (53km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (54km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (56km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (57km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (20km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (32km)
  • Juvigne (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (43km)

Geography and distances

Buais is in the north of France at 66 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Buais is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Buais

Canton: Teilleul

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50640

Distance to Buais

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 338 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 411 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 Buais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ferrieres, Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Heusse, Husson, Landivy, Moulines, Saint-Symphorien-Des-Monts, Sainte-Marie-du-Bois and Savigny-le-Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Buais