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Campandre-Valcongrain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Campandre-Valcongrain in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 27 km from Campandre-Valcongrain

Visit Campandre-Valcongrain: highlights and tourist information

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Campandre-Valcongrain is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 27 km and Caen at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Campandre-Valcongrain, 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 Campandre-Valcongrain in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Caen

Caen

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Creully

Creully

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 43 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 50 km (direction north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide

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

Map of places to visit near Campandre-Valcongrain

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Markets in and near Campandre-Valcongrain

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (6km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (22km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Vire: market Friday (27km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (29km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Campandre-Valcongrain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (28km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)
  • Sassy (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (27km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (32km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (37km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (38km)
  • Baie des Veys (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Campandre-Valcongrain is in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Campandre-Valcongrain is 215 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Campandre-Valcongrain

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Campandre-Valcongrain

from Caen (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 215 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 840 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Campandre-Valcongrain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-sur-Odon, Bonnemaison, Cauville, Culey-le-Patry, Curcy-sur-Orne, Hamars, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Lenault, Roucamps, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen and Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visiter Campandre-Valcongrain

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