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Pierrepont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierrepont in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 10 km from Pierrepont

Visit Pierrepont: highlights and tourist information

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Pierrepont is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 10 km and Argentan at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierrepont, 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 Pierrepont in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several...

See Argentan guide
Caen

Caen

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
 
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Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national...

See Haras du Pin guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Vire

Vire

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Vire guide
Creully

Creully

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Sees

Sees

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

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there...

See Sees guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierrepont

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Markets in and near Pierrepont

  • Falaise: market Saturday (9km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (22km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (26km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (27km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)

More information about Pierrepont, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Pierrepont, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (21km)
  • Sassy (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (46km)
  • Plantbessin (49km)
  • Boutemont (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (10km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (31km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (33km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (39km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (47km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (48km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pierrepont is in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Pierrepont is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierrepont

Canton: Falaise-Nord

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14690

Distance to Pierrepont

from Caen (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville, Bonnoeil, Fourneaux-le-Val, Le Detroit, Le Mesnil-Villement, Leffard, Les IsLes Bardel, Les Loges-Saulces, Martigny-sur-l'Ante, Menil-Vin, Noron-l'Abbaye, Pierrefitte-en-Cinglais, Rapilly, Saint-Germain-Langot, Treprel, Ussy and Villers-Canivet.

This page in French: Visiter Pierrepont

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