Avranches

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Avranches
TownAvranches
Insee code50025
Postcode50300
Latitude48.6868430
Longitude-1.3616600
AltitudeFrom 7 to 108 meters
Surface4.50 km²
Population8598 inhabitants
Density1910 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelSaint-Jean-de-la-Haize at 1.4 km
Chief townSaint-Lô (at 68 km, 47 min)Saint-Senier-sous-Avranches at 1.4 km
DepartmentManchePonts at 2 km
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Nestled on a hill, nestled in a green, Avranches familiar terms Mont-Saint-Michel and houses cultural treasures.

Discover the famous manuscripts of Mont Saint-Michel and the relic of the Bishop St. Aubert.

Stroll along the ramparts and the tower, stroll the garden plants: Be surprised by the rich heritage of the City of manuscripts.


SIGHTSEEING

Discover the museum of manuscripts of Mont Saint-Michel - Scriptorial Avranches: This contemporary space is home to the famous medieval manuscripts in the library of the abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, and offers many activities (workshops, calligraphy, drawing, engraving, illuminated manuscripts, lectures, breakfast at the museum ...). The Scriptorial annually hosts three exhibitions. He has hosted Dali, Chagall, Matisse, but Napoleon, Victor Hugo and George Sand ...

Tours of the museum are organized throughout the year.

Rates and schedules are available at the museum or +33 2 33 79 57 00 (reservations: +33 2 33 79 57 01).

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Avranches
Information pointsTourist Office of Avranches
Leisure centresLeisure Centre André Parisy,   Museum of Art and History of Avranches,   Museum of the Manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel - Le Scriptorial
MonumentsAbbey of Moutons,   Basilica Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais,   Cathedral Saint-André,   Church Notre-Dame-des-Champs
Performance hallsMunicipal Theatre of Avranches

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Three temporary exhibitions per year Scriptorial.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Maiden two-seat parachute jumpSports sensations270 €Avranches
Cross the Bay of Mont Saint MichelNature and the outdoors6.80 €Genêts (8.5 km)
Bicycle hire at Mont Saint-MichelNature and the outdoorsFrom 7 € to 50 €Pontorson (18.3 km)
Segway rideNature and the outdoorsFrom 25 € to 35 €Granville (24 km)
Granville golf courseSports sensationsFrom 37 € to 65 €Bréville-sur-Mer (25 km)

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PHOTOS

Cathedral of Avranches (© JE)Cathedral of Avranches (© JE)
 
Avranches seen from the castle (© JE)Avranches seen from the castle (© JE)
Old Castle Avranches (© JE)Old Castle Avranches (© JE)
 
Norman house in the old town (© JE)Norman house in the old town (© JE)
Nave of the Cathedral (© JE)Nave of the Cathedral (© JE)
 
Bay Mont Saint-Michel for the Botanical Garden (© JE)Bay Mont Saint-Michel for the Botanical Garden (© JE)
Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)
 
Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)
Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)
 
Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)Gargoyle Cathedral (© JE)
Illumination a scroll of Mont Saint-Michel (© JE)Illumination a scroll of Mont Saint-Michel (© JE)
 
Illumination with parchment Mont Saint-Michel (© JE)Illumination with parchment Mont Saint-Michel (© JE)

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WEATHER

Saturday 2 August
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Sunday 3 August
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Monday 4 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Tripot  
8.6
Avranches
Welcome to the gambling den in Avranches, in the beautiful region of Normandy. The team is open from Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner. You will place in a room with a modern and...
Located in Avranches22 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Gué du Holme  
9.4
Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme
Nestled in a charming village between the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel and the Normandy, Le Gué du Holme opens its doors and invites you to spend some time combining lifestyle and tableware....
Located 5.5 km from Avranches35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Mère Poulard  
7.4
Le Mont-Saint-Michel
Mont-Saint-Michel is home to this inn nineteenth, where for over 70 years, Annette Poulard paid homage to the Normandy and Brittany through revenues become legendary. Among them, the...
Located 12.3 km from Avranches61 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsJardin Secret    
9.5
Marcey-les-Grèves
Located in the bay of Mont Saint Michel, our guest house is 2 minutes from the A84. You first discover the landscaped garden of 1 ha, enclosed by walls, with many intimate corners in...
Located 1.3 km from AvranchesFrom 80 € to 85 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLe quesnoy    
9.9
Saint-Martin-des-Champs
Just 15 minutes from Mont St Michel, a beautiful 19th century house, located on the heights of Avranches overlooking the bay and marvel away. Historic Centre of Avranches to 1 km. Separate...
Located 1.9 km from Avranches55 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLe Clos Michel    
9.5
Saint-Brice
Michel Le Clos of 1 ha 1/2 offers a beautiful view of the grove overlooking this quiet little village of Mont Saint Michel, with these vast rooms newly decorated in a rustic setting....
Located 4.2 km from Avranches55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsGîte au Mont Saint Michel
Céaux
At the front of the bay of mont saint michel, in Normandy, near St Malo in Brittany and in an exceptional natural setting, quiet and surrounded by nature. Cottage 4 to 5 people in an...
Located 5.3 km from AvranchesFrom 250 € to 350 € per week 
House for 8 personsIdylle avec grand jardin près de la baie  
9.5
Vains
In the big house 6 persons can comfortably live and sleep. Pets are accepted (agreement required). The big park-like garden with its old fruit trees invites for sunny breakfasts, recreative...
Located 6.1 km from Avranches 
House for 6 personsGîte rural - Baie du Mont Saint Michel  
9.2
Saint-Ovin
Detached house in a quiet and green. The cottage with a living area of ​​65 m ² with 1 double room and a room with 2 beds 1 person. The cottage's main entrance, parking and garden....
Located 7.1 km from AvranchesFrom 200 € to 360 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 5 haCamping Saint Michel-Le Mont Saint Michel    
8.4
Courtils
We invite those seeking respite. To our lush floral garden, only eight kilometers from. The Mont Saint Michel, for relaxing stays with your family.
Located 7.7 km from AvranchesFrom 15.50 € to 21 € per day 
106 places over 1,9 haAux Pommiers    
9.2
Beauvoir
Family camping conveniently located 4 km from Mont Saint Michel, accessible by bike path. Mobil-home, Cottages, Bungalows and Rooms per night. Many pitches. Heated swimming pool with...
Located 15 km from AvranchesFrom 15.90 € to 22 € per day 
80 places over 2 haLe domaine du hamel    
8.4
Jullouville
Family camping, quiet, of the total. Saint michel and granville, 1.5 km. The sea and jullouville. Toutes activities seaside possible. Proximité. Dépot bread, ear dépanage. Cerie, rotisserie,...
Located 16.4 km from Avranches15 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel de La Croix d'Or - Hotel in AvranchesHôtel de La Croix d'Or     
8.5
Avranches
Once a coaching inn, Hôtel de La Croix d'Or is now a charming hotel-restaurant located in the centre of Avranches, just 20 minutes from the famous Mont Saint Michel. All of the rooms...
Located in AvranchesRoom from 71 €
La Ramade - Hotel in AvranchesLa Ramade     
9.1
Avranches
Situated 400 metres from Avranches Train Station in Mont Saint Michel's bay, La Ramade is a mansion surrounded by well-established gardens. It offers en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi....
Located in AvranchesRoom from 75 €
Altos Baie du Mont St Michel - Hotel in AvranchesAltos Baie du Mont St Michel     
7.6
Avranches
Hotel Altos is located a 15-minute walk from the centre of Avranches, on the bay of Mont Saint-Michel. It is 2 kilometres from the town’s train station and offers rooms with free Wi-Fi....
Located in AvranchesRoom from 82 €

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Hôtel Thalasso de La Baie Best Western Plus
Featuring direct beach access, Hôtel de la Baie Best Western Plus is located a 5-minute drive from the centre of Granville. Provided with free Wi-Fi access,...
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