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Visit Poilley: highlights and tourist information

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Poilley is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 58 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Poilley is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 15 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Poilley, 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 Poilley in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Poilley

Markets in and near Poilley

  • Ducey: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (11km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (16km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (24km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Poilley, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Poilley, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (22km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (23km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (26km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (39km)
  • Argences (44km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (50km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (15km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (19km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (27km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (30km)
  • Île des Rimains (39km)
  • Source - Couesnon (39km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (40km)
  • Île des Landes (40km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (41km)
  • Chausey (44km)
  • Île du Guesclin (44km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (44km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (46km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (47km)
  • Juvigne (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (59km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Poilley

Canton: Ducey

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50220

Distance to Poilley

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 345 km

from Nice: 857 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

Poilley is in the north of France. 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 Poilley from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceaux, Crollon, Ducey, Juilley, Le Mesnil-Ozenne, Le Val-Saint-Pere, Les Cheris, Marcilly, Pontaubault, Precey, Saint-Aubin-de-Terregatte, Saint-Laurent-de-Terregatte, Saint-Loup, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs, Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme and Saint-Senier-de-Beuvron.

This page in French: Visiter Poilley

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