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Saint-Germain-du-Crioult tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-du-Crioult in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 21 km from Saint-Germain-du-Crioult

Visit Saint-Germain-du-Crioult: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-du-Crioult is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 21 km and Domfront at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-du-Crioult, 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-du-Crioult in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 44 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several...

See Argentan guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 58 km (direction east-north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 58 km (direction east-north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 60 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 60 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-du-Crioult

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-du-Crioult

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (4km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vire: market Friday (21km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (24km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (30km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-du-Crioult, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (40km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)
  • Sassy (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (12km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (41km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (35km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-du-Crioult is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-du-Crioult is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-du-Crioult

Canton: Condé-sur-Noireau

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14110

Distance to Saint-Germain-du-Crioult

from Caen (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caligny, Conde-sur-Noireau, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Rocque, Montilly-sur-Noireau, Pontecoulant, Proussy, Saint-Denis-de-Mere, Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont, Saint-Pierre-du-Regard, Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets and Vassy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-du-Crioult

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