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Le Molay-Littry tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Molay-Littry in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 13 km from Le Molay-Littry

Visit Le Molay-Littry: highlights and tourist information

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Le Molay-Littry is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 13 km and Normandy landing beaches at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Molay-Littry, 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 Molay-Littry in Normandy.

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide


at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and...

See Barfleur guide


at 63 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Molay-Littry


Markets in and near Le Molay-Littry

Market days in Le Molay-Littry: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (0km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (25km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Le Molay-Littry, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Molay-Littry, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (13km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (23km)
  • Argences (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (6km)
  • Baie des Veys (24km)
  • Roches de Ham (27km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (37km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (43km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)

Geography and distances

Le Molay-Littry is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Molay-Littry is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Molay-Littry

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14330

Distance to Le Molay-Littry

from Caen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernesq, Blay, Campigny, Castillon, Cerisy-la-Foret, Cottun, Crouay, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Le Tronquay, Rubercy, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny, Saon, Saonnet, Tournieres and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Molay-Littry

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