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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Viessoix


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)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Viessoix 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 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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