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Villechien tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins des Renaudies at 23 km from Villechien

Visit Villechien: highlights and tourist information

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Villechien is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins des Renaudies at 23 km and Domfront at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villechien, 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 Villechien in Normandy.

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 23 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
Domfront

Domfront

at 25 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Vire

Vire

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
 
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Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

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

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

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

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

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

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

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

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Evron

Evron

at 64 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villechien

 
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Markets in and near Villechien

  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (15km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (21km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (26km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (30km)
  • Vire: market Friday (30km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Villechien, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (27km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (40km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (24km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (27km)
  • Source - Couesnon (30km)
  • Couesnon (39km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (39km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (53km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (58km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (59km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (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 (24km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (37km)
  • Juvigne (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villechien is in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Villechien is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villechien

Canton: Mortain

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50140

Distance to Villechien

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 333 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 642 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 Villechien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bion, Chevreville, Ferrieres, Fontenay, Lapenty, Milly, Moulines, Notre-Dame-du-Touchet, Saint-Jean-du-Corail and Saint-Symphorien-Des-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Villechien

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