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Vessey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vessey in Manche

Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 13 km from Vessey

Visit Vessey: highlights and tourist information

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Vessey is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 13 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vessey, 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 Vessey in Normandy.

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

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 24 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 25 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Mont-Dol guide
 
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Fougeres

Fougeres

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Combourg guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

See Emerald Coast guide
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a...

See Saint-Malo guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 45 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide
Becherel

Becherel

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

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books....

See Becherel guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 46 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Vessey

 
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Markets in and near Vessey

  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (8km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (19km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (23km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (27km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Vessey, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vessey, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (8km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (12km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (18km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (38km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (46km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (6km)
  • Couesnon (12km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (12km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (24km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (26km)
  • Île des Rimains (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (36km)
  • Source - Couesnon (36km)
  • Île des Landes (36km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (37km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (37km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (39km)
  • Île du Guesclin (39km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (39km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (40km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (41km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (42km)
  • Île Besnard (43km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (43km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (45km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (45km)
  • Chausey (45km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (47km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vessey is in the north of France at 70 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Vessey is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vessey

Canton: Pontorson

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50170

Distance to Vessey

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 358 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 675 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 Vessey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argouges, Aucey-la-Plaine, Carnet, La Croix-Avranchin, Macey, Montanel, Pontorson, Sacey, Vergoncey and Villiers-le-Pre.

This page in French: Visiter Vessey

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