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Montgardon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 7 km from Montgardon

Visit Montgardon: highlights and tourist information

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Montgardon is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 7 km and Coutances at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montgardon, 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 Montgardon in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Coutances guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-east)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide


Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Granville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 50 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 70 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montgardon


Markets in and near Montgardon

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (16km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (17km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (20km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (21km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (23km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (24km)

Hotels near Montgardon

More information about Montgardon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montgardon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (32km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (36km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (40km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (44km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (48km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Montgardon is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montgardon is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montgardon

Canton: Haye-du-Puits

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50250

Distance to Montgardon

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 917 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 685 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 Montgardon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville-sur-Ay, Baudreville, Bolleville, Bretteville-sur-Ay, Doville, Glatigny, La Haye-du-Puits, Mobecq, Neufmesnil, Saint-Germain-sur-Ay, Saint-Nicolas-de-Pierrepont, Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois, Surville and Vesly.

This page in French: Visiter Montgardon

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