Villedieu-les-Poeles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 24 km from Villedieu-les-Poeles

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Villedieu-les-Poeles is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Tourist classifications for Villedieu-les-Poeles include "village d'etape".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 24 km and Granville at 27 km.

Villedieu-les-Poeles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction 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 27 km (direction west)

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

See Granville guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction north-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style architecture...

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at 49 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...

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at 50 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 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 51 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
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 57 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 61 km (direction 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 62 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

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at 70 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

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Markets in and near Villedieu-les-Poeles

Market days in Villedieu-les-Poeles: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (12km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (13km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (20km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Vire: market Friday (25km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (25km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Villedieu-les-Poeles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (25km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (46km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (50km)
  • Plantbessin (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (13km)
  • Roches de Ham (25km)
  • Couesnon (32km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (32km)
  • Chausey (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (42km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)
  • Île des Landes (47km)
  • Île des Rimains (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villers-Bocage (50km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (22km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (7km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)

Geography and distances

Villedieu-les-Poeles is in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Villedieu-les-Poeles is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villedieu-les-Poeles

Canton: Villedieu-les-Poêles

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50800

Distance to Villedieu-les-Poeles

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 322 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Villedieu-les-Poeles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beslon, Bourguenolles, Cherence-le-Heron, Fleury, La Bloutiere, La Chapelle-Cecelin, La Colombe, La Lande-d'Airou, La Trinite, Montaigu-les-Bois, Rouffigny, Saint-Martin-le-Bouillant, Saint-Maur-Des-Bois and Sainte-Cecile.

This page in French: Visiter Villedieu-les-Poeles