Montigny tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Montigny in Calvados

Visit Montigny: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Montigny on map of France

Montigny is situated in the Calvados (Normandy region) in the north of France at 19 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Montigny is 211 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 27 km and Bayeux at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montigny, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Montigny. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Montigny and location information

More information about Montigny & region

Calvados (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Montigny

Local markets

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Montigny, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montigny and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Beuvron (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (50km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (20km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (24km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)

Remarkable gardens Plantbessin (26km); Jardins du château de Brécy (26km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km); Sassy (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bayeux (29km)

Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (16km); Prairie (Caen) (19km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (20km); Pegasus Bridge (29km); Forêt de Cerisy (31km); Roches de Ham (37km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km); Baie des Veys (57km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (10km); Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Domjean (37km); Cabourg (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montigny

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Montigny

from Caen (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

Montigny 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 Montigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Montigny): Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bonnemaison, Courvaudon, Curcy-sur-Orne, Evrecy, Goupillieres, Grimbosq, Hamars, La Caine, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Maizet, Ouffieres, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tournay-sur-Odon, Trois-Monts and Vacognes-Neuilly.

This page in French: Visitez Montigny

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