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Montchauvet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montchauvet: highlights and tourist information

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Montchauvet is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Montchauvet is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 16 km and Bayeux at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montchauvet, 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 Montchauvet in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Montchauvet


Markets in and near Montchauvet

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vire: market Friday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (20km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (27km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (32km)

More information about Montchauvet, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montchauvet, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (24km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (26km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (29km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (38km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (20km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (37km)
  • Ducey (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (7km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montchauvet

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Montchauvet

from Caen (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 623 km

Getting here

Montchauvet 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 Montchauvet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bremoy, Danvou-la-Ferriere, Estry, Lassy, Le Desert, Le Mesnil-Auzouf, Montamy, Montchamp, Ondefontaine, Saint-Charles-de-Percy and Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine.

This page in French: Visiter Montchauvet

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