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Saint-Pierre-Canivet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pierre-Canivet in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 5 km from Saint-Pierre-Canivet

Visit Saint-Pierre-Canivet: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-Canivet is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 5 km and Argentan at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-Canivet, 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-Pierre-Canivet in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Caen

Caen

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the...

See Haras du Pin guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and...

See Houlgate guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-Canivet

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Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-Canivet

  • Falaise: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (17km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (19km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (21km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (26km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (28km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (28km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-Canivet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (30km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (12km)
  • Sassy (34km)
  • Boutemont (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (46km)
  • Plantbessin (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (31km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (35km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (46km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-Canivet is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-Canivet is 188 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-Canivet

Canton: Falaise-Nord

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14700

Distance to Saint-Pierre-Canivet

from Caen (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 188 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 817 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 585 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Bons-Tassilly, Epaney, Eraines, Falaise, Fontaine-le-Pin, La Hoguette, Martigny-sur-l'Ante, Noron-l'Abbaye, Olendon, Perrieres, Potigny, Soulangy, Soumont-Saint-Quentin, Ussy, Versainville, Villers-Canivet and Villy-Lez-Falaise.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-Canivet

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