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Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 24 km from Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne

Visit Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 24 km and Bayeux at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne, 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-du-Fresne in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 56 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 58 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (10km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (16km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Vire: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (28km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (26km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (32km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (33km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (33km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (42km)
  • Baie des Veys (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (10km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (16km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (4km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne is in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne

Canton: Aunay-sur-Odon

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne

from Caen (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 854 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 625 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-du-Fresne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Seulles, Bremoy, Cahagnes, Coulvain, Jurques, La Bigne, Le Mesnil-Auzouf, Les Loges, Ondefontaine, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay, Saint-Jean-Des-Essartiers, Sept-Vents and Tracy-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne

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