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Montchaton tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montchaton: highlights and tourist information

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Montchaton is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montchaton is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 4 km and Granville at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montchaton, 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 Montchaton 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 Montchaton

Markets in and near Montchaton

  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (12km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (15km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (21km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Montchaton, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montchaton, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (5km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chausey (27km)
  • Roches de Ham (33km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Île des Landes (41km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (41km)
  • Couesnon (43km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (43km)
  • Île des Rimains (44km)
  • Île du Guesclin (45km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (46km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (49km)
  • Île Besnard (49km)
  • Baie des Veys (49km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (49km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (51km)
  • Cézembre (56km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (57km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)
  • Ducey (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montchaton

Canton: Montmartin-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50660

Distance to Montchaton

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 894 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 678 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoville, Bricqueville-la-Blouette, Contrieres, Coutances, Hauteville-sur-Mer, Herenguerville, Heugueville-sur-Sienne, Hyenville, Montmartin-sur-Mer, Nicorps, Orval, Quettreville-sur-Sienne, Regneville-sur-Mer, Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances, Saussey, Tourville-sur-Sienne and Trelly.

This page in French: Visiter Montchaton

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