La Haye-Pesnel tourism and travel guide

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La Haye-Pesnel 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 Haye-Pesnel in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Granville at 15 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 20 km.

La Haye-Pesnel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


Heritage Site at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


at 34 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
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at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 38 km (direction west-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 43 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
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 48 km (direction west-south-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-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
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

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Most Beautiful Village at 49 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


at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 51 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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Markets in and near La Haye-Pesnel

Market days in La Haye-Pesnel: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (13km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (13km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (13km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (13km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near La Haye-Pesnel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (24km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (38km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (41km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (44km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (22km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (22km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (26km)
  • Chausey (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (33km)
  • Île des Landes (33km)
  • Île des Rimains (34km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (36km)
  • Île du Guesclin (38km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (39km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (43km)
  • Île Besnard (43km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (45km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (48km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (49km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (50km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (7km)

Geography and distances

La Haye-Pesnel is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: La Haye-Pesnel is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Haye-Pesnel

Canton: Haye-Pesnel

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50320

Distance to La Haye-Pesnel

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 334 km

from Nice: 874 km

from Bordeaux: 445 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 Haye-Pesnel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauchamps, Champcervon, Champrepus, Equilly, Folligny, Hocquigny, La Lucerne-d'Outremer, La Meurdraquiere, La Mouche, La Rochelle-Normande, Le Luot, Le Tanu, Les Chambres, Saint-Jean-Des-Champs, Saint-Sauveur-la-Pommeraye, Sartilly and Subligny.

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