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Montchamp tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montchamp in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 13 km from Montchamp

Visit Montchamp: highlights and tourist information

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Montchamp is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 13 km and Domfront at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montchamp, 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 Montchamp in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Creully

Creully

at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

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

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 63 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 63 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montchamp

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Markets in and near Montchamp

  • Vire: market Friday (13km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (20km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (32km)

More information about Montchamp, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montchamp, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (40km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (22km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (23km)
  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (31km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (40km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (41km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (20km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (35km)
  • Ducey (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (9km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montchamp is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Montchamp is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montchamp

Canton: Vassy

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Montchamp

from Caen (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 293 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 454 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 Montchamp from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Burcy, Estry, Le Beny-Bocage, Le Desert, Le Reculey, Le Theil-Bocage, Le Tourneur, Montamy, Montchauvet, Pierres, Presles, Saint-Charles-de-Percy and Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine.

This page in French: Visiter Montchamp

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