Saint-Desir tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Desir: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Desir is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Desir is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lisieux at 1 km and Chateau de Boutemont at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Desir, 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-Desir 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 Saint-Desir

Markets in and near Saint-Desir

  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (1km)
  • Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (16km)
  • Cormeilles: market Friday (17km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (18km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (22km)
  • Beuzeville: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Saint-Desir, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Desir, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Jumièges (Jumieges) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (5km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (27km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (37km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (42km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Touques (24km)
  • Cabourg (29km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (9km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Desir

Canton: Lisieux 3e Canton

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14100

Distance to Saint-Desir

from Caen (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 159 km

from Calais: 233 km

from Nice: 811 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 555 km

Getting here

Saint-Desir 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 Saint-Desir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuvillers, Fauguernon, Glos, Hermival-les-Vaux, La Boissiere, Le Mesnil-Eudes, Le Mesnil-Guillaume, Le Pre-d'Auge, Lisieux, Manerbe, Ouilly-le-Vicomte, Rocques, Saint-Jean-de-Livet, Saint-Martin-de-la-Lieue and Saint-Pierre-Des-Ifs.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Desir