La Bigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Bigne in Calvados

Visit La Bigne: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near La Bigne

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)

More information about La Bigne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Bigne, France

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)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (29km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

La Bigne 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 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