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Huisnes-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Huisnes-sur-Mer in Manche

Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 5 km from Huisnes-sur-Mer

Visit Huisnes-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Huisnes-sur-Mer is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 5 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

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
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

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...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

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...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

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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Granville

Granville

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

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

See Granville guide
Cancale

Cancale

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
Combourg

Combourg

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...

See Combourg guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

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
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

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...

See Emerald Coast guide
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

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

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

See Saint-Malo guide
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...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide
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...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide
Dinard

Dinard

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

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

See Dinard guide

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Map of places to visit near Huisnes-sur-Mer

 
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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)

Hotels near Huisnes-sur-Mer

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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)
 
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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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