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Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 6 km from Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne

Visit Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 6 km and Bayeux at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, 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 Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne 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 Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne


Markets in and near Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (8km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (15km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (16km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, France

What to do at Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (3km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (5km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (5km)
  • Plantbessin (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (15km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (20km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (25km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14740

Distance to Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne

from Caen (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 257 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne 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 Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Brouay, Carcagny, Chouain, Conde-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Creully, Cristot, Cully, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Manoir, Le Mesnil-Patry, Loucelles, Martragny, Putot-en-Bessin, Rots, Rucqueville, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Vaux-sur-Seulles and Vienne-en-Bessin.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne

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