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Montchauvet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montchauvet in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 16 km from Montchauvet

Visit Montchauvet: highlights and tourist information

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Montchauvet is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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.

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!

Vire

Vire

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Creully

Creully

at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 49 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 50 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 60 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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 and...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

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

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

See Houlgate guide

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Map of places to visit near Montchauvet

 
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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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