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Montfiquet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montfiquet in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 18 km from Montfiquet

Visit Montfiquet: highlights and tourist information

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Montfiquet is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 18 km and Normandy landing beaches at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montfiquet, 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 Montfiquet in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Vire

Vire

at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide
Caen

Caen

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman...

See Lessay abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfiquet

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Markets in and near Montfiquet

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (8km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (16km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Montfiquet, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (18km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Argences (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (2km)
  • Roches de Ham (19km)
  • Baie des Veys (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (38km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montfiquet is in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Montfiquet is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfiquet

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Montfiquet

from Caen (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 279 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balleroy, Berigny, Cerisy-la-Foret, Cormolain, Foulognes, La Bazoque, Litteau, Planquery, Saint-Georges-d'Elle, Saint-Germain-d'Elle and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Montfiquet

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