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Le Mesnil-Gilbert tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 19 km from Le Mesnil-Gilbert

Visit Le Mesnil-Gilbert: highlights and tourist information

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Le Mesnil-Gilbert is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 19 km and Domfront at 34 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Mesnil-Gilbert, 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 Le Mesnil-Gilbert in Normandy.

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



at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets...

See Domfront guide


Heritage Site at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach,...

See Granville guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Le Mesnil-Gilbert


Markets in and near Le Mesnil-Gilbert

  • Brecey: market Friday (8km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Vire: market Friday (19km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (29km)

More information about Le Mesnil-Gilbert, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Mesnil-Gilbert, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (36km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (42km)
  • Argences (42km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (44km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (11km)
  • Couesnon (34km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (35km)
  • Roches de Ham (35km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (45km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (49km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (18km)
  • Ducey (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (36km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (40km)
  • Villers-Bocage (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (30km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)

Geography and distances

Le Mesnil-Gilbert is in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnil-Gilbert is 251 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnil-Gilbert

Canton: Saint-Pois

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50670

Distance to Le Mesnil-Gilbert

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 251 km

from Calais: 325 km

from Nice: 849 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 647 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 Le Mesnil-Gilbert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherence-le-Roussel, Cuves, Juvigny-le-Tertre, La Chapelle-Uree, Le Mesnil-Adelee, Le Mesnil-Rainfray, Le Mesnil-Tove, Les Cresnays, Lingeard, Perriers-en-Beauficel, Reffuveille, Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves, Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie and Saint-Pois.

This page in French: Visiter Le Mesnil-Gilbert

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