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Visit Sallen: highlights and tourist information

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Sallen is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Sallen is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 20 km and Creully at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sallen, 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 Sallen 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 Sallen


Markets in and near Sallen

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (14km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (15km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Sallen, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sallen, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Argences (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (9km)
  • Roches de Ham (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (37km)
  • Baie des Veys (37km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sallen

Canton: Caumont-l'Éventé

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14240

Distance to Sallen

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 630 km

Getting here

Sallen 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 Sallen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bieville, Cahagnes, Cahagnolles, Caumont-l'Evente, Cormolain, Foulognes, La Bazoque, La Lande-sur-Drome, La Vacquerie, Lamberville, Litteau, Livry, Montrabot, Planquery, Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy, Sept-Vents and Vidouville.

This page in French: Visiter Sallen

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