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Saint-Charles-de-Percy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Charles-de-Percy in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 12 km from Saint-Charles-de-Percy

Visit Saint-Charles-de-Percy: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Charles-de-Percy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 12 km and Domfront at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Charles-de-Percy, 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-Charles-de-Percy in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 44 km (direction east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
Creully

Creully

at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 51 km (direction north-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 51 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built...

See Coutances guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 64 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Charles-de-Percy

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Charles-de-Percy

  • Vire: market Friday (12km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (19km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (19km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Charles-de-Percy, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (22km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (22km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (24km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (30km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (41km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (42km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (19km)
  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (33km)
  • Ducey (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (19km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (9km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Charles-de-Percy is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Charles-de-Percy is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Charles-de-Percy

Canton: Vassy

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Saint-Charles-de-Percy

from Caen (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 294 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Carville, Estry, Le Beny-Bocage, Le Desert, Le Reculey, Le Theil-Bocage, Le Tourneur, Montamy, Montchamp, Montchauvet, Presles and Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Charles-de-Percy

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