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Moyon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 25 km from Moyon

Visit Moyon: highlights and tourist information

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Moyon is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 25 km and Coutances at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moyon, 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 Moyon in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

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

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

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

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour...

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 67 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill...

See Mont-Dol guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moyon

 
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Markets in and near Moyon

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (20km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Vire: market Friday (25km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (29km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (31km)

More information about Moyon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Moyon, France

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

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) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (48km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (23km)
  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (6km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (21km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)
  • Couesnon (51km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (11km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (20km)
  • Villers-Bocage (35km)
  • Ducey (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (6km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moyon is in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Moyon is 254 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moyon

Canton: Tessy-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50860

Distance to Moyon

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 254 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 872 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 651 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 Moyon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaucoudray, Chevry, Conde-sur-Vire, Fervaches, La Haye-Bellefond, Le Mesnil-Herman, Le Mesnil-Opac, Le Mesnil-Raoult, Saint-Martin-de-Bonfosse, Saint-Romphaire, Saint-Samson-de-Bonfosse, Soulles, Tessy-sur-Vire, Troisgots and Villebaudon.

This page in French: Visiter Moyon

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