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Mortain-Bocage

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche

Mortain-Bocage - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Manche
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The town of Mortain is located in the extreme south-east of the Manche department, at the crossroads of Pays de la Loire, Brittany and Lower Normandy.

It constitutes an important center of attraction due to this crossroads situation.

Mortain is also one of the 14 gate towns of the Normandy-Maine Regional Nature Park and is labeled Station Verte.

It is crossed by major cycling routes including La Véloscénie, La Vélomaritime and La VéloWestNormandy and has equipment to accommodate cyclists, namely: bike boxes with electrical outlets, inflation station, secure lockers.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMortain-Bocage
Postcode50140
Tourism label
Latitude48.6492220 (N 48° 38’ 57”)
Longitude-0.9415460 (W 0° 56’ 30”)
AltitudeFrom 70m to 327m
Surface area62.63 km²
Population3139 inhabitants
Density50 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Lô (62 km, 1:04)
Insee code50359
IntercommunalityCA Mont-Saint-Michel-Normandie
DepartmentManche
RegionNormandy

Nearest cities & towns

Le Neufbourg1.6 km (3 min)
Romagny Fontenay2.5 km (5 min)
Saint-Barthélemy4 km (5 min)
Saint-Clément-Rancoudray5.7 km (9 min)
Juvigny les Vallées9.5 km (11 min)
Brouains10.2 km (12 min)
Barenton10.4 km (9 min)
Sourdeval10.9 km (12 min)
Ger12.9 km (13 min)
Beauficel13 km (17 min)
Lapenty13.2 km (18 min)
Le Fresne-Poret13.2 km (18 min)
Perriers-en-Beauficel15.2 km (17 min)
Saint-Georges-de-Rouelley15.2 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

Carnaval
Visite Guidée : "Contes et Légendes à Mortain-Bocage : Promenons-Nous Dans les Bois"
La Grande Randonnée Vers Paris - Marche d'Orientation sur le Site de la Petite Chapelle
La Grande Randonnée Vers Paris - Marche d'Orientation sur le Site de la Petite Chapelle
La Grande Randonnée Vers Paris - Journée Festive et Gratuite
La Grande Randonnée Vers Paris - Etape de Mortain à La Fosse Arthour
Visite Guidée : "Contes et Légendes à Mortain-Bocage : Promenons-Nous Dans les Bois"
Visite Guidée : "Contes et Légendes à Mortain-Bocage : Promenons-Nous Dans les Bois"

Photos

General view of the city
General view of the city
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White Abbey
White Abbey
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Viewpoint of the small chapel
Viewpoint of the small chapel
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Grand Cascade
Grand Cascade
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Cascade Small
Cascade Small
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Large Cascade
Large Cascade
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Little Chapel Mortain
Little Chapel Mortain
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Weather

Sunday 3 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 8°C
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Monday 4 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 8°C
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Tuesday 5 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rival'karting
Sports sensations16 € to 24 € Le Neufbourg (2.2 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 20 mins
Sports sensations100 € Le Val-Saint-Père (34 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay on Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 30 mins
Sports sensations140 € Le Val-Saint-Père (34 km)
Rail bike hire on the old Caen-Flers railway line
Entertainment23 € to 84 € Saint-Pierre-du-Regard (38 km)
Private spa in a tropical environment
Well-being60 € to 150 € Bagnoles de l'Orne Normandie (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around Lande Pourrie
Car itineraryEasy4:00Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul (14 km)
Variant of GR 22 by Brécey
HikeEasy3:15Reffuveille (15.7 km)
Pays Domfrontais
Cycling itineraryIntermediate5:00Soucé (29 km)
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3:30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (42 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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