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Le Mesnil-Au-Grain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Mesnil-Au-Grain in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 23 km from Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

Visit Le Mesnil-Au-Grain: highlights and tourist information

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Le Mesnil-Au-Grain is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 23 km and Bayeux at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, 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 Le Mesnil-Au-Grain in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Vire

Vire

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd...

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 49 km (direction east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 49 km (direction east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

 
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Markets in and near Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (4km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (25km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (23km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)
  • Sassy (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (22km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (5km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (12km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Mesnil-Au-Grain is in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnil-Au-Grain is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

from Caen (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-sur-Odon, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bauquay, Bonnemaison, Courvaudon, Epinay-sur-Odon, Hamars, La Caine, Landes-sur-Ajon, Longvillers, Maisoncelles-Pelvey, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Montigny, Ondefontaine, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Tournay-sur-Odon, Vacognes-Neuilly, Villers-Bocage and Villy-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Le Mesnil-Au-Grain

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