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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vessey in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 13 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 14 km.

Vessey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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 the local castles and manor...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


Heritage Site at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


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

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

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

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

See Fougeres guide


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 Chateaubriand, the...

See Combourg guide


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

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

See Cancale guide


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

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

See Granville guide


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 Rance in...

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 contains numerous...

See Emerald Coast guide


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

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port, is also...

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 most picturesque areas...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


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

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

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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 the 12th century and...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide

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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)

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