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Visit Montbray: highlights and tourist information

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Montbray is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montbray is 252 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 16 km and Coutances at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montbray, 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 Montbray 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 Montbray

Markets in and near Montbray

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Vire: market Friday (16km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (18km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (19km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Montbray, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montbray, France

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

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) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (56km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (56km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (29km)
  • Plantbessin (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (8km)
  • Roches de Ham (17km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Couesnon (42km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (10km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (19km)
  • Ducey (32km)
  • Villers-Bocage (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (13km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (29km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montbray

Canton: Percy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50410

Distance to Montbray

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 252 km

from Calais: 312 km

from Nice: 862 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 649 km

Getting here

Montbray 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 Montbray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beslon, Courson, Gouvets, Le Chefresne, Le Mesnil-Caussois, Margueray, Montabot, Morigny, Saint-Aubin-Des-Bois, Saint-Sever-Calvados, Saint-Vigor-Des-Monts and Sept-Freres.

This page in French: Visiter Montbray

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