Monceaux-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monceaux-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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Monceaux-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Monceaux-en-Bessin is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 3 km and Arromanches at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monceaux-en-Bessin, 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 Monceaux-en-Bessin in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Monceaux-en-Bessin

Markets in and near Monceaux-en-Bessin

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (9km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (24km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Monceaux-en-Bessin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Monceaux-en-Bessin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Monceaux-en-Bessin.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (3km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (9km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (24km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (25km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (35km)
  • Roches de Ham (35km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monceaux-en-Bessin

Canton: Bayeux

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Monceaux-en-Bessin

from Caen (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 262 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

Monceaux-en-Bessin 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 Monceaux-en-Bessin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Arganchy, Barbeville, Bayeux, Carcagny, Chouain, Conde-sur-Seulles, Cussy, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Ellon, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Gueron, Juaye-Mondaye, Nonant, Ranchy, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Sommervieu, Subles, Sully, Tour-en-Bessin, Trungy, Vaucelles, Vaux-sur-Aure, Vaux-sur-Seulles and Vienne-en-Bessin.

This page in French: Visiter Monceaux-en-Bessin