Saint-Jean-Des-Champs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-Des-Champs: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-Des-Champs is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, 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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Granville at 10 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Des-Champs

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)

More information about Saint-Jean-Des-Champs, Normandy

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

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

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

Saint-Jean-Des-Champs 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-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