Huisnes-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Huisnes-sur-Mer 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 Huisnes-sur-Mer in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 5 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 23 km.

Huisnes-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 23 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...

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at 23 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 23 km (direction 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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Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Suliac guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 41 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 41 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 44 km (direction 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 45 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 45 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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Markets in and near Huisnes-sur-Mer

  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (13km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (18km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (24km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Huisnes-sur-Mer, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (17km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (19km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (26km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (41km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (44km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (45km)
  • Argences (45km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (50km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (5km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (12km)
  • Île des Rimains (29km)
  • Île des Landes (31km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (31km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (32km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (33km)
  • Île du Guesclin (34km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (34km)
  • Chausey (37km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (38km)
  • Île Besnard (38km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (38km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (40km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (41km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (43km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (44km)
  • Source - Couesnon (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (44km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (45km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Malo (42km)
  • Saint-Juvat (52km)
  • Juvigne (52km)
  • Domjean (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (27km)

Geography and distances

Huisnes-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 62 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Huisnes-sur-Mer is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Huisnes-sur-Mer

Canton: Pontorson

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50170

Distance to Huisnes-sur-Mer

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 352 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 676 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 Huisnes-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir, Ceaux, Courtils, Crollon, Le Val-Saint-Pere, Macey, Mont-Saint-Michel, Precey, Servon, Tanis and Vergoncey.

This page in French: Visiter Huisnes-sur-Mer


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