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La Bigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 23 km from La Bigne

Visit La Bigne: highlights and tourist information

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La Bigne is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 23 km and Bayeux at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Bigne, 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 La Bigne in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the...

See Arromanches guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 47 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 53 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 54 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 57 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there...

See Houlgate guide

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Map of places to visit near La Bigne

 
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Markets in and near La Bigne

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (19km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (20km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Vire: market Friday (23km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near La Bigne, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (26km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (22km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (23km)
  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (32km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (32km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (19km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (41km)
  • Ducey (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (2km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Bigne is in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: La Bigne is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bigne

Canton: Aunay-sur-Odon

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to La Bigne

from Caen (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bremoy, Coulvain, Jurques, Le Mesnil-Auzouf, Maisoncelles-Pelvey, Montamy, Ondefontaine, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay, Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne and Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine.

This page in French: Visiter La Bigne

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