Vernix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 23 km from Vernix

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Vernix 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 Vernix in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 23 km and Vire at 28 km.

Vernix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


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

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

See Granville guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


at 40 km (direction south), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which stands a...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the most popular...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh every day!...

See Cancale guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 46 km (direction 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 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to Chateaubriand, the...

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 the nearby...

See Mayenne (town) guide

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Markets in and near Vernix

  • Brecey: market Friday (4km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (10km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (14km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (23km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (23km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Vernix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (33km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (34km)
  • Argences (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (38km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (18km)
  • Couesnon (24km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (31km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (37km)
  • Chausey (44km)
  • Île des Rimains (44km)
  • Île des Landes (45km)
  • Source - Couesnon (47km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (33km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (47km)

Geography and distances

Vernix is in the north of France at 46 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Vernix is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernix

Canton: Brécey

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50370

Distance to Vernix

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 332 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 659 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 Vernix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braffais, Brecey, La Chapelle-Uree, La Godefroy, La Gohanniere, Le Grand-Celland, Le Mesnil-Ozenne, Le Petit-Celland, Les Loges-sur-Brecey, Notre-Dame-de-Livoye, Plomb, Saint-Georges-de-Livoye, Saint-Loup, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois, Saint-Ovin, Sainte-Pience and Tirepied.

This page in French: Visiter Vernix