Montviron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 13 km from Montviron

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Montviron 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 Montviron in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 13 km and Granville at 17 km.

Montviron, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 30 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide
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at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide


at 36 km (direction south), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


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

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to...

See Combourg guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

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

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

See Emerald Coast guide


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

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

See Saint-Malo guide


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

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 47 km (direction 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

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Map of places to visit near Montviron


Markets in and near Montviron

  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (7km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (10km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (14km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (19km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (19km)

More information about Montviron, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montviron, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (31km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (34km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (38km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (15km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (26km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (29km)
  • Chausey (30km)
  • Île des Rimains (30km)
  • Île des Landes (31km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (31km)
  • Île du Guesclin (35km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (36km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (39km)
  • Île Besnard (40km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (42km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (43km)
  • Roches de Ham (43km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (45km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (46km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (13km)

Geography and distances

Montviron is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Montviron is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montviron

Canton: Sartilly

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50530

Distance to Montviron

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 340 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 673 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 Montviron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angey, Avranches, Bacilly, Champcervon, Champcey, Dragey-Ronthon, Genets, La Lucerne-d'Outremer, La Rochelle-Normande, Les Chambres, Lolif, Marcey-les-Greves, Ponts, Saint-Jean-de-la-Haize, Saint-Pierre-Langers, Sartilly and Subligny.

This page in French: Visiter Montviron


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