Yquelon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Yquelon in Manche

Visit Yquelon: highlights and tourist information

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Yquelon is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Yquelon is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Granville at 3 km and Coutances at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Yquelon, 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 Yquelon in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Yquelon

Markets in and near Yquelon

  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (3km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (4km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (11km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (16km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (23km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)

More information about Yquelon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Yquelon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Yquelon.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (20km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (43km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (45km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chausey (17km)
  • Île des Landes (26km)
  • Couesnon (26km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (26km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (26km)
  • Île des Rimains (27km)
  • Île du Guesclin (30km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (31km)
  • Île Besnard (34km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (34km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (38km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (42km)
  • Cézembre (42km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (42km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (43km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (44km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (24km)
  • Ducey (32km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (36km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Yquelon

Canton: Granville

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50400

Distance to Yquelon

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 338 km

from Nice: 886 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 683 km

Getting here

Yquelon is in the north of France. 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 Yquelon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anctoville-sur-Boscq, Brehal, Breville-sur-Mer, Chanteloup, Coudeville-sur-Mer, Donville-les-Bains, Granville, Hudimesnil, Longueville, Saint-Aubin-Des-Preaux, Saint-Pair-sur-Mer and Saint-Planchers.

This page in French: Visiter Yquelon