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Caligny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Caligny in Orne

Photo is of Vire at 22 km from Caligny

Visit Caligny: highlights and tourist information

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Caligny is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Vire

Vire

at 22 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
 
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Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 43 km (direction east)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites...

See Argentan guide
Caen

Caen

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen...

See Caen guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 62 km (direction south-east)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction south-east)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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

Map of places to visit near Caligny

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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