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Saint-Martin-de-Sallen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Martin-de-Sallen in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 26 km from Saint-Martin-de-Sallen

Visit Saint-Martin-de-Sallen: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martin-de-Sallen is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 26 km and Caen at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, 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-Martin-de-Sallen in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Vire

Vire

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Creully

Creully

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of...

See Beuvron guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Argentan

Argentan

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

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

See Argentan guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

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

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-de-Sallen

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Martin-de-Sallen

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (10km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (27km)
  • Vire: market Friday (30km)

More information about Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (27km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (32km)
  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (35km)
  • Sassy (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (8km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (26km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (27km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (36km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-de-Sallen is in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-de-Sallen is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-de-Sallen

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Saint-Martin-de-Sallen

from Caen (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 278 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnemaison, Campandre-Valcongrain, Cauville, Clecy, Croisilles, Culey-le-Patry, Curcy-sur-Orne, Esson, Hamars, La Villette, Le Vey, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Omer, Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille, Saint-Remy and Thury-Harcourt.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-de-Sallen

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