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Sainte-Marie-Laumont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Marie-Laumont in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 9 km from Sainte-Marie-Laumont

Visit Sainte-Marie-Laumont: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Marie-Laumont is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 9 km and Domfront at 41 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Marie-Laumont, 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-Marie-Laumont in Normandy.

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



at 9 km (direction south)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide


at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in...

See Coutances guide


at 48 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


Heritage Site at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of...

See Lessay abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Marie-Laumont


Markets in and near Sainte-Marie-Laumont

  • Vire: market Friday (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (14km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (29km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Sainte-Marie-Laumont, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marie-Laumont, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Argences (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (15km)
  • Roches de Ham (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (30km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (32km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (48km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (49km)
  • Couesnon (56km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Ducey (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (12km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (32km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Marie-Laumont is in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marie-Laumont is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marie-Laumont

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Sainte-Marie-Laumont

from Caen (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 300 km

from Nice: 854 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Sainte-Marie-Laumont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Beaumesnil, Bures-les-Monts, Campagnolles, Campeaux, Carville, Coulonces, Etouvy, La Graverie, Le Beny-Bocage, Le Mesnil-Robert, Le Reculey, Le Tourneur, Malloue, Mont-Bertrand, Pont-Bellanger and Saint-Martin-Don.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marie-Laumont

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