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Virey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Virey in Manche

Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 26 km from Virey

Visit Virey: highlights and tourist information

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Virey is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 26 km and Fougeres at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Virey, 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 Virey in Normandy.

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



at 26 km (direction south-west), 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


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

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


Heritage Site at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 46 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


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

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill...

See Mont-Dol guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once...

See Combourg guide


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

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Virey


Markets in and near Virey

  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (11km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (16km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (16km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (20km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (29km)

Hotels near Virey

More information about Virey, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Virey, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (21km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (29km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (31km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (21km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (27km)
  • Couesnon (28km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (29km)
  • Source - Couesnon (31km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (39km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (46km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (51km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (52km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (34km)
  • Juvigne (40km)
  • Domjean (45km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (31km)

Geography and distances

Virey is in the north of France at 59 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Virey is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Virey

Canton: Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50600

Distance to Virey

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 339 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 Virey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hamelin, Isigny-le-Buat, Le Mesnillard, Les Loges-Marchis, Martigny, Parigny, Saint-Brice-de-Landelles, Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet and Saint-Martin-de-Landelles.

This page in French: Visiter Virey

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