Saint-Ovin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Ovin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Ovin is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 50 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ovin is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 19 km and Granville at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Ovin, 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-Ovin 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-Ovin

Markets in and near Saint-Ovin

  • Avranches: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (8km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (18km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (23km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (24km)

More information about Saint-Ovin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ovin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (29km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (29km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (33km)
  • Argences (39km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Couesnon (20km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (20km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (26km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (33km)
  • Île des Rimains (42km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Île des Landes (42km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (43km)
  • Chausey (43km)
  • Source - Couesnon (44km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (7km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (18km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (31km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (39km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (44km)
  • Villers-Bocage (63km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (38km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ovin

Canton: Saint-Ovin

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50300

Distance to Saint-Ovin

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 337 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavoy, La Godefroy, La Gohanniere, Le Grand-Celland, Le Mesnil-Ozenne, Le Petit-Celland, Les Cheris, Marcilly, Plomb, Saint-Brice, Saint-Loup, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs, Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme, Saint-Senier-sous-Avranches, Tirepied and Vernix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ovin