Saint-Jean-le-Blanc tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-le-Blanc: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-le-Blanc is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-le-Blanc is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 20 km and Falaise at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, 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-Jean-le-Blanc 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-Jean-le-Blanc

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (10km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (12km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Vire: market Friday (20km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (27km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (14km)
  • Roches de Ham (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (31km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (33km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (35km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (26km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (10km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

Canton: Condé-sur-Noireau

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14770

Distance to Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 841 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-le-Blanc 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-Jean-le-Blanc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campandre-Valcongrain, Cauville, Danvou-la-Ferriere, Estry, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Rocque, Lassy, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Lenault, Perigny, Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille and Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-le-Blanc