Saint-Jean-Des-Champs tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Granville at 10 km from Saint-Jean-Des-Champs

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Saint-Jean-Des-Champs 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 Saint-Jean-Des-Champs in Normandy.

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

Saint-Jean-Des-Champs, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Granville guide


Heritage Site at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
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at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 38 km (direction south-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 42 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction east)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic...

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Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west of...

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Des-Champs

  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (8km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (11km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (12km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (18km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Des-Champs, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (20km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (41km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (24km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (24km)
  • Chausey (24km)
  • Île des Landes (30km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (31km)
  • Île des Rimains (31km)
  • Île du Guesclin (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (35km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (39km)
  • Île Besnard (39km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (42km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (47km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (47km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (47km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (47km)
  • Cézembre (48km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (18km)
  • Ducey (27km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (37km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (10km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-Des-Champs is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Des-Champs is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Des-Champs

Canton: Haye-Pesnel

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50320

Distance to Saint-Jean-Des-Champs

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 335 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 676 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 Saint-Jean-Des-Champs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anctoville-sur-Boscq, Champcervon, Equilly, Folligny, Hocquigny, Hudimesnil, La Haye-Pesnel, La Lucerne-d'Outremer, La Meurdraquiere, Le Loreur, Saint-Aubin-Des-Preaux, Saint-Pierre-Langers, Saint-Planchers and Saint-Sauveur-la-Pommeraye.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Des-Champs


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