Pontorson is located some 180 miles (290 kilometers) from Paris, the national capital.
To find out why so many tourists keep choosing Normandy as a vacation spot, make sure you set aside some time to explore the area. Try and make the time to pay a visit to Beauvoir, which is approximately 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Pontorson. In Beauvoir, you can check out the Alligator Bay and Le Moulin de Moidrey. A journey to Dol-de-Bretagne is another interesting option. It's around 11 miles (18 kilometers) away from Pontorson and is home to the Dol Cathedral and Mont Dol.
Saint-Malo is 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Pontorson. This center has a wide range of points of interest, like Porte Saint Vincent, Grand Aquarium and Petit Be. Grand Be, Musee de la Ville and Le Grand Large are also good spots for investigating before returning to Pontorson.
Take a trip to Normandy's popular fortresses, it's a great way to gain an understanding of the area's fascinating past. If the rain clouds roll in, don't panic, Normandy offers plenty of indoor history museums, that'll keep you and your family entertained.
When the sun is shining, follow the locals and head to the area's beautiful waterways for a morning of swimming or canoeing.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend what's left of your euros on last-minute mementos and bid a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the people you've got to know and the places you've spent time.