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Cavigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cavigny in Manche

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 26 km from Cavigny

Visit Cavigny: highlights and tourist information

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Cavigny is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 26 km and Lessay abbey at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cavigny, 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 Cavigny in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

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

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

See Bayeux guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coutances guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Arromanches guide
Vire

Vire

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Creully

Creully

at 43 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See Granville guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 61 km (direction north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of...

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cavigny

 
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Markets in and near Cavigny

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (16km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (20km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (22km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (28km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)

Hotels near Cavigny

More information about Cavigny, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cavigny, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (39km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (23km)
  • Argences (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (16km)
  • Roches de Ham (19km)
  • Baie des Veys (21km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (20km)
  • Villers-Bocage (36km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cavigny is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Cavigny is 255 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cavigny

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Daye

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50620

Distance to Cavigny

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 255 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 651 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Cavigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airel, Amigny, La Meauffe, Le Dezert, Le Hommet-d'Arthenay, Le Mesnil-Rouxelin, Le Mesnil-Veneron, Moon-sur-Elle, Pont-Hebert, Rampan, Saint-Fromond, Saint-Jean-de-Daye and Villiers-Fossard.

This page in French: Visiter Cavigny

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