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Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 13 km from Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil

Visit Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 13 km and Beuvron at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil, 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 Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil in Normandy.

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



at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 25 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


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide


at 37 km (direction east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 38 km (direction east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil


Markets in and near Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil

  • Mondeville: market Thursday (11km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (13km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (15km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (21km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)

More information about Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil, France

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

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) (13km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (30km)
  • Boutemont (38km)
  • Plantbessin (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (12km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (18km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (44km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil is in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil

Canton: Bourguébus

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14540

Distance to Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil

from Caen (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 258 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 590 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellengreville, Bourguebus, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cauvicourt, Chicheboville, Cintheaux, Conteville, Fontenay-le-Marmion, Garcelles-Secqueville, Gouvix, Hubert-Folie, Poussy-la-Campagne, Rocquancourt, Saint-Sylvain, Soignolles, Soliers, Tilly-la-Campagne and Vimont.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil

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