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Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 16 km and Bayeux at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine, 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-Tarentaine 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-Pierre-Tarentaine


Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vire: market Friday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (25km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (25km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (39km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage (16km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (35km)
  • Ducey (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (5km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine

from Caen (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 291 km

from Nice: 851 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine 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-Pierre-Tarentaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bremoy, Carville, Jurques, La Bigne, Le Beny-Bocage, Le Mesnil-Auzouf, Le Tourneur, Montamy, Montchamp, Montchauvet, Saint-Charles-de-Percy, Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles and Saint-Martin-Des-Besaces.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine

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