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Caligny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 22 km from Caligny

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Visit Caligny: highlights and tourist information

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Caligny is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 66 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Caligny is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 22 km and Domfront at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caligny, 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 Caligny in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Caligny


Markets in and near Caligny

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (6km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (21km)
  • Vire: market Friday (21km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (30km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Caligny, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Caligny, France

What to do at Caligny? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Caligny.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)
  • Plantbessin (46km)
  • Sassy (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (15km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (41km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (44km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (31km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)
  • Domjean (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Caligny

Canton: Flers-Nord

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to Caligny

from Alencon (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 296 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

Caligny is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Caligny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubusson, Cerisy-Belle-Etoile, Conde-sur-Noireau, La Bazoque, La Lande-Patry, Landisacq, Montilly-sur-Noireau, Montsecret, Saint-Germain-du-Crioult, Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont, Saint-Pierre-du-Regard and Vassy.

This page in French: Visiter Caligny

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