Le Plessis-Grimoult tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Plessis-Grimoult: highlights and tourist information

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Le Plessis-Grimoult is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Plessis-Grimoult is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 25 km and Caen at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Plessis-Grimoult, 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 Plessis-Grimoult 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 Le Plessis-Grimoult

Markets in and near Le Plessis-Grimoult

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (24km)
  • Vire: market Friday (24km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Le Plessis-Grimoult, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Plessis-Grimoult, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (33km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (31km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (33km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (35km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (11km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Plessis-Grimoult

Canton: Aunay-sur-Odon

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14770

Distance to Le Plessis-Grimoult

from Caen (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 840 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

Le Plessis-Grimoult 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 Le Plessis-Grimoult from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnemaison, Campandre-Valcongrain, Cauville, Culey-le-Patry, Danvou-la-Ferriere, Hamars, La Villette, Lassy, Lenault, Ondefontaine, Perigny, Roucamps, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille and Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets.

This page in French: Visiter Le Plessis-Grimoult