Montaigu-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montaigu-les-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Montaigu-les-Bois is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montaigu-les-Bois is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 21 km and Granville at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montaigu-les-Bois, 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 Montaigu-les-Bois in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Montaigu-les-Bois

Markets in and near Montaigu-les-Bois

  • Gavray: market Saturday (5km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (7km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (20km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (23km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Montaigu-les-Bois, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montaigu-les-Bois, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montaigu-les-Bois.

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) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (17km)
  • Plantbessin (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Couesnon (35km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (35km)
  • Chausey (37km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (44km)
  • Île des Landes (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (46km)
  • Île des Rimains (46km)
  • Île du Guesclin (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (7km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Ducey (31km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (21km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (62km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (7km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaigu-les-Bois

Canton: Gavray

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50450

Distance to Montaigu-les-Bois

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 321 km

from Nice: 873 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 663 km

Getting here

Montaigu-les-Bois is in the north of France. 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 Montaigu-les-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fleury, Gavray, La Baleine, La Bloutiere, Le Mesnil-Amand, Le Mesnil-Garnier, Le Mesnil-Villeman, Saint-Denis-le-Gast, Sourdeval-les-Bois and Villedieu-les-Poeles.

This page in French: Visiter Montaigu-les-Bois