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Campigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Campigny in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 8 km from Campigny

Visit Campigny: highlights and tourist information

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Campigny is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 8 km and Normandy landing beaches at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Campigny, 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 Campigny in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Vire

Vire

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 60 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Campigny

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Markets in and near Campigny

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (5km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Campigny, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Campigny, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (11km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (5km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (9km)
  • Baie des Veys (28km)
  • Roches de Ham (30km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (32km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (33km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (38km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Campigny is in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Campigny is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Campigny

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Campigny

from Caen (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 872 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Arganchy, Barbeville, Blay, Castillon, Cottun, Crouay, Cussy, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Le Molay-Littry, Le Tronquay, Mandeville-en-Bessin, Noron-la-Poterie, Ranchy, Rubercy, Saon, Saonnet, Subles, Sully, Tour-en-Bessin, Trungy, Vaubadon and Vaucelles.

This page in French: Visiter Campigny

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