Vessey tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vessey: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Vessey

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

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)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (14km)
  • Ducey (15km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (24km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (38km)
  • Bedee (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Vessey is in the north of France. 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