Grandcamp-Maisy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grandcamp-Maisy: highlights and tourist information

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Grandcamp-Maisy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Grandcamp-Maisy is 254 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 11 km and Bayeux at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grandcamp-Maisy, 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 Grandcamp-Maisy in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Grandcamp-Maisy

Markets in and near Grandcamp-Maisy

Market days in Grandcamp-Maisy: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (0km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (20km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (28km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (34km)

More information about Grandcamp-Maisy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Grandcamp-Maisy, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Grandcamp-Maisy.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (28km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (37km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (48km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (50km)
  • Argences (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (7km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (25km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (40km)
  • Villers-Bocage (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grandcamp-Maisy

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14450

Distance to Grandcamp-Maisy

from Caen (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 254 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 895 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cardonville, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Deux-Jumeaux, Gefosse-Fontenay, La Cambe, Saint-Germain-du-Pert and Saint-Pierre-du-Mont.

This page in French: Visiter Grandcamp-Maisy