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Villiers-le-Pre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-le-Pre in Manche

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

Visit Villiers-le-Pre: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-le-Pre is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 13 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



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


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...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


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


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

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


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


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


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

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

See Cancale guide


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

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

See Granville guide


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


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

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

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

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

Map of places to visit near Villiers-le-Pre


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)

Hotels near Villiers-le-Pre

More information about Villiers-le-Pre, Normandy

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)

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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