Pierres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierres in Calvados

Visit Pierres: highlights and tourist information

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Pierres is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Pierres is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 12 km and Domfront at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierres, 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 Pierres 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 Pierres

Markets in and near Pierres

  • Vire: market Friday (11km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (26km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (33km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Pierres, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Pierres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pierres.

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (44km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (20km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (23km)
  • Roches de Ham (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (43km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (26km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (36km)
  • Ducey (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (25km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierres

Canton: Vassy

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14410

Distance to Pierres

from Caen (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 296 km

from Nice: 841 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 623 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Burcy, Chenedolle, Estry, La Rocque, Lassy, Le Desert, Le Theil-Bocage, Moncy, Montchamp, Presles, Rully, Vassy and Viessoix.

This page in French: Visiter Pierres