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Placy-Montaigu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Placy-Montaigu: highlights and tourist information

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Placy-Montaigu is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Placy-Montaigu is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 21 km and Bayeux at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Placy-Montaigu, 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 Placy-Montaigu in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Placy-Montaigu

Markets in and near Placy-Montaigu

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Vire: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (26km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Placy-Montaigu, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Placy-Montaigu, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (35km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (37km)
  • Argences (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (10km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (18km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (26km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (42km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (6km)
  • Villers-Bocage (19km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (10km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (12km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Placy-Montaigu

Canton: Torigni-sur-Vire

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50160

Distance to Placy-Montaigu

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 291 km

from Nice: 862 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

Placy-Montaigu is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Placy-Montaigu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bieville, Dampierre, Gieville, Guilberville, La Lande-sur-Drome, Le Perron, Saint-Amand, Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, Saint-Jean-Des-Essartiers, Saint-Martin-Des-Besaces, Saint-Ouen-Des-Besaces and Torigni-sur-Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Placy-Montaigu

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