Precey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 10 km from Precey

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Precey 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 Precey in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 10 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 22 km.

Precey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 22 km (direction south), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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

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

See Mont-Dol guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 31 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


at 34 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Combourg guide


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

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

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

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

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at 46 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
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

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

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

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at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Precey

  • Ducey: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (10km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (20km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (21km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Precey, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (18km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (22km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (23km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (41km)
  • Argences (45km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (45km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (54km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (10km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (14km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (29km)
  • Île des Rimains (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (34km)
  • Île des Landes (36km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (36km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (36km)
  • Île du Guesclin (39km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (40km)
  • Chausey (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (41km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (43km)
  • Île Besnard (43km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (44km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (46km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (46km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (49km)
  • Domjean (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (25km)

Geography and distances

Precey is in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Precey is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Precey

Canton: Ducey

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50220

Distance to Precey

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 349 km

from Nice: 860 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 Precey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceaux, Courtils, Crollon, Huisnes-sur-Mer, Juilley, Le Val-Saint-Pere, Macey, Poilley, Pontaubault, Saint-Aubin-de-Terregatte, Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme, Saint-Senier-de-Beuvron, Servon, Tanis and Vergoncey.

This page in French: Visiter Precey