Hamelin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hamelin: highlights and tourist information

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Hamelin is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 64 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Hamelin is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 19 km and Fougeres at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hamelin, 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 Hamelin 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 Hamelin

Markets in and near Hamelin

  • Saint-James: market Monday (9km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (19km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (20km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (22km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (29km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Hamelin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Hamelin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Hamelin.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (14km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (27km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (22km)
  • Couesnon (24km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (24km)
  • Source - Couesnon (28km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (35km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (44km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (45km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (46km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (48km)
  • Chausey (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (10km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (19km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (33km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (37km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hamelin

Canton: Saint-James

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50730

Distance to Hamelin

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 659 km

Getting here

Hamelin 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 Hamelin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Monthault, Saint-Brice-de-Landelles, Saint-Laurent-de-Terregatte, Saint-Martin-de-Landelles and Virey.

This page in French: Visiter Hamelin