Parigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parigny in Manche

Photo is of Fougeres at 28 km from Parigny

Visit Parigny: highlights and tourist information

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Parigny 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 Parigny in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 28 km and Les Jardins des Renaudies at 29 km.

Parigny, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 32 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


Heritage Site at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

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

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is the nearby...

See Mayenne (town) guide


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

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 49 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a spa town...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Combourg guide


at 57 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


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

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide

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Markets in and near Parigny

  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (13km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (16km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (20km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (23km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (29km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Parigny, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Parigny, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (23km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (31km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (23km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (25km)
  • Source - Couesnon (32km)
  • Couesnon (32km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (33km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (41km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (50km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (55km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (55km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (30km)
  • Juvigne (41km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (43km)
  • Domjean (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)

Geography and distances

Parigny is in the north of France at 58 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Parigny is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parigny

Canton: Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50600

Distance to Parigny

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 336 km

from Nice: 841 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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 Parigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasseguey, Chevreville, Fontenay, La Bazoge, Lapenty, Le Mesnillard, Martigny, Milly, Moulines, Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet, Saint-Symphorien-Des-Monts and Virey.

This page in French: Visiter Parigny