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Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 19 km from Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon

Visit Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon: highlights and tourist information

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Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 19 km and Creully at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, 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 Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Vire

Vire

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 41 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 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 44 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 44 km (direction east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon

 
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Markets in and near Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (29km)

Hotels near Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon

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Tourist attractions near Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, France

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

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) (19km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km)
  • Sassy (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (17km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (19km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (29km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (30km)
  • Roches de Ham (37km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)
  • Baie des Veys (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon

from Caen (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 271 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenay, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bauquay, Bonnemaison, Courvaudon, Curcy-sur-Orne, Evrecy, Goupillieres, La Caine, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Locheur, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Maizet, Montigny, Ouffieres, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tournay-sur-Odon, Trois-Monts and Vacognes-Neuilly.

This page in French: Visiter Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon

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