Carolles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Granville at 10 km from Carolles

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Carolles 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 Carolles in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Granville at 10 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 13 km.

Carolles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


Heritage Site at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide


at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide
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at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Coutances guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

See Emerald Coast guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic...

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Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west of...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide


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

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east), 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


at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to...

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Markets in and near Carolles

Market days in Carolles: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Carolles: market Thursday (0km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (7km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (17km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (23km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Carolles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (34km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (41km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (44km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (15km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (15km)
  • Chausey (20km)
  • Île des Landes (21km)
  • Île des Rimains (21km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (21km)
  • Île du Guesclin (25km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (27km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (30km)
  • Île Besnard (30km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (32km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (37km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (37km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (37km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (37km)
  • Cézembre (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (46km)
  • Roches de Ham (49km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (20km)

Geography and distances

Carolles is in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Carolles is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carolles

Canton: Sartilly

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50740

Distance to Carolles

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 683 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 Carolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angey, Champeaux, Dragey-Ronthon, Jullouville, Saint-Aubin-Des-Preaux, Saint-Jean-le-Thomas and Saint-Pierre-Langers.

This page in French: Visiter Carolles


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