Monts-en-Bessin travel guide
Visit Monts-en-Bessin: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Caen at 19 km from Monts-en-Bessin
Location: Monts-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 19 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Monts-en-Bessin is 217 km from Paris and 269 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Monts-en-Bessin: these include Caen at 19 km and Bayeux at 20 km. Villers-Bocage is a listed village d'etape at 5 km and Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) is a listed religious monument at 16 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Monts-en-Bessin, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Monts-en-Bessin
Note that all distances from Monts-en-Bessin shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Monts-en-Bessin holidays and travel
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Markets near Monts-en-Bessin
- Villers-Bocage: market every Wednesday (5km)
- Tilly-sur-Seulles: market every Sunday (7km)
- Aunay-sur-Odon: market every Saturday (10km)
- Thury-Harcourt: market every Tuesday (17km)
- Caen: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
- Bayeux: market every Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
- Mondeville: market every Thursday (22km)
- Herouville-Saint-Clair: market every Wednesday (23km)
- Le Molay-Littry: market every Thursday (24km)
- Douvres-la-Delivrande: market every Thursday (26km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Monts-en-Bessin and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Monts-en-Bessin map below.
Religious Monument Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (19km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (26km)
Remarkable Garden Plantbessin (17km); Jardins du château de Brécy (19km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Bayeux (20km)
Village D'etape Villers-Bocage (5km); Torigni-sur-Vire (29km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Domjean (34km); Cabourg (40km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Jurques (16km)
Map of places to visit near Monts-en-Bessin & Location Information
Distance to Monts-en-Bessin
from Caen (local prefecture): 19 km
from Paris: 217 km
from Calais: 269 km
from Nice: 851 km
from Bordeaux: 475 km
from Strasbourg: 614 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 20 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Monts-en-Bessin): Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bougy, Cheux, Epinay-sur-Odon, Grainville-sur-Odon, Hottot-les-Bagues, Juvigny-sur-Seulles, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Locheur, Missy, Noyers-Bocage, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Saint-Vaast-sur-Seulles, Tessel, Tournay-sur-Odon, Vacognes-Neuilly, Vendes, Villers-Bocage and Villy-Bocage.
Calvados 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 Monts-en-Bessin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Monts-en-Bessin