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Saint-Martin-Don tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Martin-Don in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 11 km from Saint-Martin-Don

Visit Saint-Martin-Don: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 11 km and Coutances at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Martin-Don, 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-Don in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in...

See Coutances guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Domfront

Domfront

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

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

See Domfront guide
 
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Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Creully

Creully

at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 50 km (direction north-east)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Caen

Caen

at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 57 km (direction 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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Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-Don

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Markets in and near Saint-Martin-Don

  • Vire: market Friday (11km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (12km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (28km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-Don, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Argences (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (13km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (14km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (50km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (51km)
  • Couesnon (54km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (12km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (23km)
  • Villers-Bocage (27km)
  • Ducey (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-Don is in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-Don is 241 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-Don

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Saint-Martin-Don

from Caen (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 241 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 857 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 638 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-Don from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumesnil, Beuvrigny, Bures-les-Monts, Campagnolles, Campeaux, Etouvy, La Ferriere-Harang, La Graverie, Landelles-et-Coupigny, Malloue, Mont-Bertrand, Pont-Bellanger, Sainte-Marie-Laumont and Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-Don

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