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Moutiers-en-Cinglais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moutiers-en-Cinglais in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 17 km from Moutiers-en-Cinglais

Visit Moutiers-en-Cinglais: highlights and tourist information

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Moutiers-en-Cinglais is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 17 km and Falaise at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moutiers-en-Cinglais, 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 Moutiers-en-Cinglais in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Creully

Creully

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd...

See Beuvron guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part...

See Cambremer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Vire

Vire

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moutiers-en-Cinglais

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Markets in and near Moutiers-en-Cinglais

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (22km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (22km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Moutiers-en-Cinglais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (18km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (29km)
  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Sassy (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (18km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (26km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Roches de Ham (45km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (36km)
  • Domjean (44km)
  • Touques (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moutiers-en-Cinglais is in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Moutiers-en-Cinglais is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moutiers-en-Cinglais

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Moutiers-en-Cinglais

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbery, Boulon, Cesny-Bois-Halbout, Clinchamps-sur-Orne, Croisilles, Espins, Fresney-le-Puceux, Fresney-le-Vieux, Goupillieres, Grimbosq, Laize-la-Ville, Maizet, Mutrecy, Ouffieres, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Thury-Harcourt and Trois-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Moutiers-en-Cinglais

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