Local Attractions

Approximatly 5 mn away:


- Cinéma, restaurants, bars cocktails, pizzérias at St Hilaire du Harcouët.

- Bycycle rides along old railway lines or on the very quiet roads. Walking routes with published directions.

- From September to November mushroom hunts in the Forests.

- Water Park, l’Ange Michel, for the young and older visiters..

- Lake of Vezin: canoeing, pédalo, fishing,kayaking. Wonderful restaurent at Le Roche qui Boit.

- French markets, with an especially good one at St Hilaire du Harcouet every wednesday morning.

- Abbaye de Savigny, founded around 1103 by Vital. This site is over 7000 m² with mavellous ruins, just 10 km south east of Saint Hilaire-du-Harcouët .

- Parc et ferme découverte de la faisanderie de la Grande Chapronnière. M. et Mme Alcide GAZENGEL à Milly. Tél:

- Chateau du Coquerel at Milly. Free guided tours on how they make Calvados and Pommeau. The finale of each tour is a tasting session. Tél:

- The Priory Lakes at Saint Hilaire du Harcouët :

The lakes of the Old Priory cover the valley of the River Airon, at the south of St Hilaire on 3.5 hectares. Surrounded by green space with 25,800m2 of lawns, this is a great place for walking, plenty of picnic tables, climbing frames etc for children and mini-golf.

- The Little Chapel at Monthault and conservation area is fantastic for walks through woodland and countryside.

-Fougeres Forest, only ten minutes away with extensive walks and lake with boating and swimming.

-The Water and Leisure Park of Ange Michel, excellent value with so much to do is a must if you have children.


- The indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi at St Hilaire, where you can have a relaxing massage, sauna, steam room, facials and other fantastic treatments.

- Tennis.( several easily accessible courts available ).

- Bike rides and walks..

- Mountain bike tracks and trails.

- Lac de Vezin: canoeing, kayaking, fishing, restaurent.

- Equestrian Centre at St Hilaire..



5 to 40 Minutes away


- Tourist Flights in light aircraft, micro-light and Hot Air Ballon flights.(25mn)At Avranche.


- Sailing, diving, canoeing and riding on the coast.(30 mn)


- Golf course at Granville, on the Normandy coast, also at Dinard and St Malo, on the Brittany coast.

(côte Bretonne)(40 mn).

- Equestrian Centres at St Hilaire, Avranches et Pontorson.

- Go Karting at Mortain (25mn)

- Bungee jumping from the viaduct at la Souleuvre ( 30 mn)



- Les sentiers de découvertes à St Hilaire du Harcouet.

- Les marchés environnants.

- Brocantes et Antiquités.

- Avranches (20 mn) qui domine la du Mt St Michel, le château, le musé de la Seconde Guerre Mondial et le jardin des plantes .

- Fougères (15 mn) et son château médiéval, construit en 1397, le plus grand beffroi de Bretagne (2 ha)

- La fôret de Fougères et ses contes. Chênedet, base nautique et parcours de mise en forme.

- Mortain (15 mn), l'Abbaye Blanche, la cascade et lieu de varappe.


 Our Favorite Local Restaurents:


St Hilaire du Harcouët:

Pizza Anna Capri .

Pizzeria Dominica.

Restaurant « Le Cygne ».

La Paillote at Les Biards.

French Sausage in a baguette on Wednesday morning at the Market..

Buy fresh Concale Oysters and Mussels near to the Mairie on Sunday mornings.

Other Favorites.

Le Roche qui Boit, on the Lakeside.



La Tour de Pizz- fantastic value and great atmosphere.

Paris Kebab- ideal for a take away after a long day out.