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Campeaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Campeaux in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 13 km from Campeaux

Visit Campeaux: highlights and tourist information

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Campeaux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 13 km and Bayeux at 40 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Campeaux, 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 Campeaux in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 40 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Caen

Caen

at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 58 km (direction 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

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

Map of places to visit near Campeaux

 
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Markets in and near Campeaux

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (10km)
  • Vire: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (30km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (31km)

Hotels near Campeaux

More information about Campeaux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Campeaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (30km)
  • Argences (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (12km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (17km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (48km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (49km)
  • Couesnon (56km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (10km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Ducey (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (8km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Campeaux is in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Campeaux is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Campeaux

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Campeaux

from Caen (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 298 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 637 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuvrigny, Bures-les-Monts, Carville, Guilberville, La Ferriere-Harang, Malloue, Mont-Bertrand, Pont-Bellanger, Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, Saint-Louet-sur-Vire, Saint-Martin-Don and Sainte-Marie-Laumont.

This page in French: Visiter Campeaux

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