Saint-Vigor-le-Grand tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Vigor-le-Grand: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Vigor-le-Grand is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vigor-le-Grand is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 2 km and Arromanches at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, 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-Vigor-le-Grand in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Vigor-le-Grand

Markets in and near Saint-Vigor-le-Grand

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (14km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (22km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (23km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (28km)

More information about Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Vigor-le-Grand.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (54km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (1km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (9km)
  • Plantbessin (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (25km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (26km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vigor-le-Grand

Canton: Bayeux

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Saint-Vigor-le-Grand

from Caen (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 259 km

from Nice: 868 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

Saint-Vigor-le-Grand 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-Vigor-le-Grand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Arganchy, Barbeville, Bayeux, Carcagny, Cussy, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Gueron, Longues-sur-Mer, Magny-en-Bessin, Maisons, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Nonant, Ranchy, Ryes, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Sommervieu, Subles, Sully, Vaucelles, Vaux-sur-Aure, Vaux-sur-Seulles and Vienne-en-Bessin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vigor-le-Grand