Saint-Germain-d'Ectot tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Germain-d'Ectot: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-d'Ectot is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-d'Ectot is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 17 km and Creully at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, 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-Germain-d'Ectot 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-Germain-d'Ectot

Markets in and near Saint-Germain-d'Ectot

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (9km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (22km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (18km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (21km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (15km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (26km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (26km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (30km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (35km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (7km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (22km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-d'Ectot

Canton: Caumont-l'Éventé

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14240

Distance to Saint-Germain-d'Ectot

from Caen (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

Saint-Germain-d'Ectot 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-Germain-d'Ectot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Seulles, Anctoville, Cahagnolles, Hottot-les-Bagues, Lingevres, Livry, Longraye, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy, Torteval-Quesnay, Tracy-Bocage, Villers-Bocage and Villy-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-d'Ectot