Saint-James tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-James: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-James is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 68 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-James is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 13 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-James, 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 Saint-James 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 Saint-James

Markets in and near Saint-James

Market days in Saint-James: weekly market: Monday;

  • Saint-James: market Monday (0km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (15km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (22km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (30km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Saint-James, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-James, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-James.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (13km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (14km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (18km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (31km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (45km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (14km)
  • Couesnon (17km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (18km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (18km)
  • Source - Couesnon (31km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (31km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (34km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Île des Rimains (41km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (41km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (42km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (43km)
  • Île des Landes (43km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (44km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (44km)
  • Île du Guesclin (46km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (47km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (47km)
  • Chausey (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (11km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (13km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (32km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (39km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-James

Canton: Saint-James

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50240

Distance to Saint-James

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 354 km

from Nice: 851 km

from Bordeaux: 414 km

from Strasbourg: 667 km

Getting here

Saint-James 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 Saint-James from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argouges, Carnet, La Croix-Avranchin, Le Ferre, Montjoie-Saint-Martin, Saint-Laurent-de-Terregatte, Vergoncey and Villiers-le-Pre.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-James