Pontecoulant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontecoulant in Calvados

Visit Pontecoulant: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Pontecoulant is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Pontecoulant is 215 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 22 km and Falaise at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Pontecoulant, 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 Pontecoulant 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 Pontecoulant

Markets in and near Pontecoulant

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (4km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Vire: market Friday (22km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (26km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Pontecoulant, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Pontecoulant, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (45km)
  • Sassy (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (10km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Roches de Ham (37km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (38km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (41km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (23km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (34km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontecoulant

Canton: Condé-sur-Noireau

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14110

Distance to Pontecoulant

from Caen (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 215 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 833 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Conde-sur-Noireau, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Villette, Lenault, Perigny, Proussy, Saint-Denis-de-Mere, Saint-Germain-du-Crioult, Saint-Pierre-du-Regard, Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille and Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets.

This page in French: Visiter Pontecoulant