Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 5 km from Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan

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Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 5 km and Domfront at 27 km.

Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vire guide


at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 45 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


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

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide


Heritage Site at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey and island...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th century...

See Coutances guide


at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be sure to...

See Fougeres guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles and manor...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 68 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style architecture...

See Lessay abbey guide

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Markets in and near Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan

  • Vire: market Friday (5km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (45km)
  • Argences (49km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (14km)
  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (31km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (54km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villers-Bocage (34km)
  • Ducey (38km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (25km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (35km)

Geography and distances

Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan

Canton: Vire

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14500

Distance to Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan

from Caen (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 308 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Menil-Ciboult, Roullours, Truttemer-le-Grand, Truttemer-le-Petit, Vaudry, Vengeons, Viessoix and Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan