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Montpinchon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montpinchon in Manche

Photo is of Coutances at 12 km from Montpinchon

Visit Montpinchon: highlights and tourist information

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Montpinchon is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 12 km and Lessay abbey at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montpinchon, 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 Montpinchon in Normandy.

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

Coutances

Coutances

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Vire

Vire

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
 
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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

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

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 68 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montpinchon

 
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Markets in and near Montpinchon

  • Marigny: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (19km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (21km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Montpinchon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montpinchon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (9km)
  • Plantbessin (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (30km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (36km)
  • Chausey (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)
  • Couesnon (47km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (47km)
  • Île des Landes (52km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (52km)
  • Île des Rimains (53km)
  • Île du Guesclin (56km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (21km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (24km)
  • Ducey (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montpinchon is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montpinchon is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montpinchon

Canton: Cerisy-la-Salle

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50210

Distance to Montpinchon

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 312 km

from Nice: 884 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 665 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 Montpinchon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belval, Cametours, Carantilly, Cerisy-la-Salle, Courcy, Guehebert, Notre-Dame-de-Cenilly, Ouville, Roncey, Saint-Martin-de-Cenilly and Savigny.

This page in French: Visiter Montpinchon

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