Savigny-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Savigny-le-Vieux 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 Savigny-le-Vieux in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins des Renaudies at 21 km and Fougeres at 22 km.

Savigny-le-Vieux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

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at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 31 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

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Heritage Site at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

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at 42 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

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at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre with...

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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

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

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

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

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient...

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Seaside resort at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 54 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town...

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

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

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Markets in and near Savigny-le-Vieux

  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (20km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (22km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Savigny-le-Vieux, France

What to do at Savigny-le-Vieux? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Savigny-le-Vieux.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (19km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (23km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (35km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (16km)
  • Source - Couesnon (23km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (34km)
  • Couesnon (36km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (36km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (41km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (45km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (46km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (48km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (49km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (51km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (53km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (26km)
  • Juvigne (32km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (37km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (40km)

Geography and distances

Savigny-le-Vieux is in the north of France at 66 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Savigny-le-Vieux is 252 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Savigny-le-Vieux

Canton: Teilleul

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50640

Distance to Savigny-le-Vieux

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 252 km

from Calais: 341 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 411 km

from Strasbourg: 647 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 Savigny-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buais, Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Landivy, Les Loges-Marchis, Louvigne-du-Desert, Moulines and Saint-Symphorien-Des-Monts.

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