Le Mesnil-Au-Grain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Mesnil-Au-Grain: highlights and tourist information

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Le Mesnil-Au-Grain is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnil-Au-Grain is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 23 km and Bayeux at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Mesnil-Au-Grain in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

Markets in and near Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (4km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (25km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)

More information about Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Mesnil-Au-Grain.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (23km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)
  • Sassy (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (22km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (5km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (12km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

from Caen (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

Le Mesnil-Au-Grain is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Le Mesnil-Au-Grain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Le Mesnil-Au-Grain): Aunay-sur-Odon, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bauquay, Bonnemaison, Courvaudon, Epinay-sur-Odon, Hamars, La Caine, Landes-sur-Ajon, Longvillers, Maisoncelles-Pelvey, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Montigny, Ondefontaine, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Tournay-sur-Odon, Vacognes-Neuilly, Villers-Bocage and Villy-Bocage.

This page in French: Visitez Le Mesnil-Au-Grain