Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie 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-Michel-de-Montjoie in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 13 km and Domfront at 34 km.

Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide


Heritage Site at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Granville guide
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Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), 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


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

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 67 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie

  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (11km)
  • Vire: market Friday (13km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (26km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (41km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (42km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (48km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (6km)
  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Couesnon (39km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (39km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (42km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (17km)
  • Ducey (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (30km)
  • Villers-Bocage (45km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (25km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (39km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie

Canton: Saint-Pois

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50670

Distance to Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 319 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 644 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-Michel-de-Montjoie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauficel, Brouains, Champ-du-Boult, Cherence-le-Roussel, Cuves, Gathemo, Le Gast, Le Mesnil-Gilbert, Lingeard, Perriers-en-Beauficel and Saint-Pois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie


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