AvranchesAvranches is a town on the coast in the south-west corner of Normandy, at the base of the Cotentin Peninsula. Mont Saint-Michel is quite nearby.
The town was liberated by American troops during the Normandy campaign after the D-Day invasion in World War II; there is a monument.
phone: +33 2 33 58 00 22address: 2 Rue du Général de Gaulle
By carOn the A84 south-west of Caen, north of Rennes.
There is some free parking places near the tourist office but it can be difficult to find a space, more spaces available near the Le Jardin des Plantes.
phone: +33 2 33 79 57 00address: Place d'Estoutevillemuseum containing manuscripts from Mont-Saint-Michel
address: Place CarnotSmall botanical garden with a great view towards Mont Saint-Michel
phone: +33 2 33 58 01 66address: 8 Rue du Dr GilbertRefined dining at a reasonable price
phone: +33 2 33 58 04 88address: 83 Rue de la Constitution
phone: +33 2 33 58 66 64address: 37 Boulevard du Luxembourg