Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 21 km and Bayeux at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle, 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-Marguerite-d'Elle 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 Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle

Markets in and near Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle

  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (12km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (20km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (20km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (28km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (24km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (34km)
  • Argences (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (10km)
  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Baie des Veys (21km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (43km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (20km)
  • Villers-Bocage (30km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (30km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14330

Distance to Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle

from Caen (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 881 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 644 km

Getting here

Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle 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-Marguerite-d'Elle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airel, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Couvains, La Folie, Lison, Moon-sur-Elle, Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle, Saint-Fromond, Saint-Jean-de-Savigny, Saint-Marcouf, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny and Villiers-Fossard.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marguerite-d'Elle