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Montamy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montamy in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 17 km from Montamy

Visit Montamy: highlights and tourist information

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Montamy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 17 km and Bayeux at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montamy, 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 Montamy in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 59 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 60 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montamy

 
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Markets in and near Montamy

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Vire: market Friday (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (17km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Montamy, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (34km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (21km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (26km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (38km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (15km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (17km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (37km)
  • Ducey (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (19km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (4km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montamy is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Montamy is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montamy

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Montamy

from Caen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bremoy, Jurques, La Bigne, Le Beny-Bocage, Le Mesnil-Auzouf, Le Tourneur, Montchamp, Montchauvet, Saint-Charles-de-Percy, Saint-Ouen-Des-Besaces and Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine.

This page in French: Visiter Montamy

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