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Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 16 km from Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles

Visit Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 16 km and Bayeux at 35 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, 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-Denis-Maisoncelles in Normandy.

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



at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


Heritage Site at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles


Markets in and near Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (11km)
  • Vire: market Friday (16km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (27km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (29km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (35km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (37km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)
  • Argences (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (14km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (30km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (42km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (42km)
  • Baie des Veys (48km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage (19km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (31km)
  • Ducey (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (8km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (38km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles

from Caen (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bremoy, Campeaux, Carville, La Ferriere-Harang, Le Beny-Bocage, Le Tourneur, Mont-Bertrand, Placy-Montaigu, Saint-Martin-Des-Besaces, Saint-Ouen-Des-Besaces and Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles

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