Marcilly tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 19 km from Marcilly

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Marcilly 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 Marcilly in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 19 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 28 km.

Marcilly, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction 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 28 km (direction south-south-west), 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
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 33 km (direction south), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
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Vire

Vire

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 39 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
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 39 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
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 42 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
Cancale

Cancale

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

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 45 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 45 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
Coutances

Coutances

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide

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Markets in and near Marcilly

  • Ducey: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (9km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (15km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (21km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Marcilly, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (26km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (27km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (31km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (40km)
  • Argences (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (19km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (24km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (24km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (29km)
  • Source - Couesnon (40km)
  • Île des Rimains (42km)
  • Île des Landes (43km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (44km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (45km)
  • Roches de Ham (45km)
  • Chausey (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (41km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marcilly is in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Marcilly is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcilly

Canton: Ducey

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50220

Distance to Marcilly

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 339 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 427 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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 Marcilly from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ducey, Isigny-le-Buat, La Godefroy, Le Grand-Celland, Le Mesnil-Ozenne, Le Petit-Celland, Les Cheris, Poilley, Saint-Brice, Saint-Loup, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs, Saint-Ovin, Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme and Saint-Senier-sous-Avranches.

This page in French: Visiter Marcilly

 
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