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Montchaton tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 4 km from Montchaton

Visit Montchaton: highlights and tourist information

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Montchaton is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Coutances

Coutances

at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Coutances guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
 
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Cancale

Cancale

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Vire

Vire

at 48 km (direction east-south-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 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

See Emerald Coast guide
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west of...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide
Dinard

Dinard

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montchaton

 
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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)

Hotels near Montchaton

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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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