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Saint-Ovin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 19 km from Saint-Ovin

Visit Saint-Ovin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Ovin is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

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!

Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

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

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Vire

Vire

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
 
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Fougeres

Fougeres

at 37 km (direction south), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 41 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 46 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Combourg

Combourg

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

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg,...

See Combourg guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Ovin

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Ovin, France

What to do at Saint-Ovin? 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)

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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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