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Ponts tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ponts: highlights and tourist information

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Ponts is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Ponts is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 14 km and Granville at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ponts, 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 Ponts 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 Ponts


Markets in and near Ponts

  • Avranches: market Saturday (2km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (11km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (14km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (16km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (20km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Ponts, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Ponts, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (29km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (32km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (33km)
  • Argences (35km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (48km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (15km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (24km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (26km)
  • Île des Rimains (35km)
  • Île des Landes (36km)
  • Chausey (36km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (36km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (37km)
  • Île du Guesclin (40km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (41km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (44km)
  • Île Besnard (45km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (46km)
  • Source - Couesnon (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponts

Canton: Avranches

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50300

Distance to Ponts

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 339 km

from Nice: 865 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 668 km

Getting here

Ponts 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 Ponts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avranches, Chavoy, La Godefroy, Le Luot, Le Val-Saint-Pere, Lolif, Marcey-les-Greves, Montviron, Plomb, Saint-Brice, Saint-Jean-de-la-Haize, Saint-Loup, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs, Saint-Senier-sous-Avranches, Subligny, Tirepied and Vains.

This page in French: Visiter Ponts

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