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Sallen tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Sallen in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 20 km from Sallen

Visit Sallen: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Sallen on map of France

Sallen is situated in the Calvados (Normandy region) in the north of France at 34 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Sallen is 234 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 28 km and Arromanches at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sallen, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Bayeux
Bayeux 20km
photo of Creully
Creully 28km
photo of Arromanches
Arromanches 29km
photo of Normandy landing beaches
Normandy landing beaches 29km

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

Map of places to visit near Sallen and location information

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More information about Sallen & region

Calvados (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Sallen

Local markets

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (14km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (15km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (30km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sallen, 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 Sallen and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Regional Natural Parcs Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (12km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (24km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (35km)

Remarkable gardens Plantbessin (10km); Jardins du château de Brécy (27km); Argences (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bayeux (20km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt de Cerisy (9km); Roches de Ham (18km); Prairie (Caen) (34km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km); Rochers des Parcs (35km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (37km); Baie des Veys (37km); Pegasus Bridge (43km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (13km); Torigni-sur-Vire (14km); Villedieu-les-Poeles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Domjean (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (14km); Parc zoologique de Champrepus (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sallen

Canton: Caumont-l'Éventé

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14240

Distance to Sallen

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 630 km

Getting here

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

We have found 17 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sallen): Bieville, Cahagnes, Cahagnolles, Caumont-l'Evente, Cormolain, Foulognes, La Bazoque, La Lande-sur-Drome, La Vacquerie, Lamberville, Litteau, Livry, Montrabot, Planquery, Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy, Sept-Vents and Vidouville.

This page in French: Visitez Sallen

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