Bures-les-Monts tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bures-les-Monts: highlights and tourist information

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Bures-les-Monts is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Bures-les-Monts is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 13 km and Coutances at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bures-les-Monts, 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 Bures-les-Monts 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 Bures-les-Monts

Markets in and near Bures-les-Monts

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (10km)
  • Vire: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (28km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (29km)

More information about Bures-les-Monts, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bures-les-Monts, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bures-les-Monts.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (41km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (31km)
  • Argences (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (10km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (37km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (50km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (51km)
  • Couesnon (54km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (10km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (22km)
  • Villers-Bocage (27km)
  • Ducey (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (7km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bures-les-Monts

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Bures-les-Monts

from Caen (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 300 km

from Nice: 859 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

Bures-les-Monts 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 Bures-les-Monts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumesnil, Beuvrigny, Campeaux, Domjean, Fourneaux, Guilberville, La Ferriere-Harang, Malloue, Mont-Bertrand, Pont-Bellanger, Pont-Farcy, Saint-Louet-sur-Vire, Saint-Martin-Don, Sainte-Marie-Laumont and Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau.

This page in French: Visiter Bures-les-Monts