Montcuit tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 13 km from Montcuit

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Montcuit 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 Montcuit in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 13 km and Lessay abbey at 18 km.

Montcuit, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide


at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide

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Map of places to visit near Montcuit


Markets in and near Montcuit

  • Marigny: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (8km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (21km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (24km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Montcuit, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montcuit, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (14km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (24km)
  • Baie des Veys (32km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (40km)
  • Chausey (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)

Geography and distances

Montcuit is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montcuit is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montcuit

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50490

Distance to Montcuit

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Montcuit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cambernon, Cametours, Camprond, Feugeres, Le Lorey, Le Mesnil-Vigot, Le Mesnilbus, Lozon, Monthuchon, Saint-Aubin-du-Perron, Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny, Saint-Michel-de-la-Pierre, Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin and Vaudrimesnil.

This page in French: Visiter Montcuit