Villiers-le-Pre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 13 km from Villiers-le-Pre

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Villiers-le-Pre 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 Villiers-le-Pre in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 13 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 15 km.

Villiers-le-Pre, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 15 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...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 26 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
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Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

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

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 30 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 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Granville guide
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

Most Beautiful Village at 42 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
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

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

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

See Saint-Malo guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 48 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 48 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide

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Markets in and near Villiers-le-Pre

  • Saint-James: market Monday (6km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (16km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (26km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (26km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-le-Pre, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (11km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (15km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (18km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (40km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (49km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (9km)
  • Couesnon (12km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (12km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (24km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (29km)
  • Île des Rimains (35km)
  • Source - Couesnon (36km)
  • Île des Landes (37km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (38km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (39km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (40km)
  • Île du Guesclin (40km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (41km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (41km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (42km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (43km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (44km)
  • Île Besnard (44km)
  • Chausey (45km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (45km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (46km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (46km)
  • 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)

  • Juvigne (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villiers-le-Pre is in the north of France at 68 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Villiers-le-Pre is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-le-Pre

Canton: Saint-James

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50240

Distance to Villiers-le-Pre

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 857 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 673 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 Villiers-le-Pre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argouges, Aucey-la-Plaine, Carnet, Crollon, La Croix-Avranchin, Macey, Montanel, Sacey, Saint-James, Tanis, Vergoncey and Vessey.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-le-Pre

 
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