Le Mesnil-Rainfray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Mesnil-Rainfray in Manche

Photo is of Vire at 23 km from Le Mesnil-Rainfray

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Le Mesnil-Rainfray 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 Le Mesnil-Rainfray in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 23 km and Domfront at 31 km.

Le Mesnil-Rainfray, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 31 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

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

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles and manor...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


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

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

See Fougeres guide


Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 48 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

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

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide

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Markets in and near Le Mesnil-Rainfray

  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (10km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (21km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (22km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Vire: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (25km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Mesnil-Rainfray, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (31km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)
  • Argences (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (17km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (31km)
  • Couesnon (34km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (37km)
  • Source - Couesnon (40km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (51km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (33km)
  • Domjean (36km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (44km)

Geography and distances

Le Mesnil-Rainfray is in the north of France at 50 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnil-Rainfray is 251 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnil-Rainfray

Canton: Juvigny-le-Tertre

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50520

Distance to Le Mesnil-Rainfray

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 251 km

from Calais: 329 km

from Nice: 845 km

from Bordeaux: 427 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-Rainfray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasseguey, Cherence-le-Roussel, Chevreville, Cuves, Fontenay, Juvigny-le-Tertre, La Bazoge, Le Mesnil-Adelee, Le Mesnil-Gilbert, Le Mesnil-Tove, Le Mesnillard, Les Cresnays, Martigny and Reffuveille.

This page in French: Visiter Le Mesnil-Rainfray