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Viessoix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viessoix in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 7 km from Viessoix

Visit Viessoix: highlights and tourist information

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Viessoix is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 7 km and Domfront at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Viessoix, 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 Viessoix in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 7 km (direction west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 45 km (direction east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 50 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Creully

Creully

at 53 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Viessoix

 
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Markets in and near Viessoix

  • Vire: market Friday (6km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (25km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (30km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (31km)

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More information about Viessoix, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Viessoix, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (18km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (27km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (39km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (49km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (50km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage (29km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (31km)
  • Ducey (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (24km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Viessoix is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Viessoix is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viessoix

Canton: Vassy

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14410

Distance to Viessoix

from Caen (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 302 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 628 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernieres-le-Patry, Burcy, Chenedolle, Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan, Pierres, Presles, Roullours and Vaudry.

This page in French: Visiter Viessoix

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