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Le Plessis-Grimoult tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Plessis-Grimoult in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 25 km from Le Plessis-Grimoult

Visit Le Plessis-Grimoult: highlights and tourist information

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Le Plessis-Grimoult is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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!

Vire

Vire

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Caen

Caen

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 41 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of...

See Argentan guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Plessis-Grimoult

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Le Plessis-Grimoult, France

What to do at Le Plessis-Grimoult? 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)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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