La Croix-Avranchin tourism and travel guide

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La Croix-Avranchin 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 La Croix-Avranchin in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 14 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 15 km.

La Croix-Avranchin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 15 km (direction south), 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 25 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


at 28 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
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at 28 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


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


at 36 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


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 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 48 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 48 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


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide

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Map of places to visit near La Croix-Avranchin


Markets in and near La Croix-Avranchin

  • Saint-James: market Monday (5km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (16km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (25km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (26km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (27km)

More information about La Croix-Avranchin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Croix-Avranchin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (12km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (16km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (17km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (42km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (50km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (10km)
  • Couesnon (13km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (13km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (23km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (30km)
  • Source - Couesnon (35km)
  • Île des Rimains (36km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (38km)
  • Île des Landes (38km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (39km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (39km)
  • Île du Guesclin (41km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (42km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (42km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (43km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (44km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (45km)
  • Île Besnard (45km)
  • Chausey (45km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)

Geography and distances

La Croix-Avranchin is in the north of France at 67 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: La Croix-Avranchin is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Croix-Avranchin

Canton: Saint-James

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50240

Distance to La Croix-Avranchin

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 354 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 La Croix-Avranchin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argouges, Carnet, Crollon, Juilley, Macey, Montanel, Sacey, Saint-Aubin-de-Terregatte, Saint-James, Saint-Senier-de-Beuvron, Tanis, Vergoncey, Vessey and Villiers-le-Pre.

This page in French: Visiter La Croix-Avranchin


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