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Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois in Manche

Photo is of Vire at 24 km from Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois

Visit Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 24 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois, 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-Nicolas-Des-Bois 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-Nicolas-Des-Bois


Markets in and near Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois

  • Brecey: market Friday (4km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vire: market Friday (24km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (33km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (38km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (13km)
  • Couesnon (28km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (28km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (36km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (40km)
  • Chausey (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (28km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (47km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois

Canton: Brécey

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50370

Distance to Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 327 km

from Nice: 859 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 657 km

Getting here

Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois 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-Nicolas-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisyvon, Braffais, Brecey, Cherence-le-Heron, La Gohanniere, La Trinite, Les Cresnays, Les Loges-sur-Brecey, Notre-Dame-de-Livoye, Rouffigny, Saint-Georges-de-Livoye, Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves, Saint-Martin-le-Bouillant, Tirepied and Vernix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois

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