Paris, the national capital, is located 120 miles (193 kilometers) east of Saint-Pierre-Canivet.
Of course, visiting just one place, no matter how popular, will only ever furnish you with a glimpse into the broader personality of a region. So schedule in some time to visit Normandy's other natural and man-made attractions. Falaise, is 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the north. Head there to see the Falaise Chateau and Musee Aout 1944.
While you are staying in Saint-Pierre-Canivet, why not visit Caen. Approximately 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, this regional city is home to Eglise de la Sainte Trinite, Abbaye-aux-Hommes and Zenith de Caen. Be sure not to rush back to Saint-Pierre-Canivet until you've visited Caen's Universite de Caen, Caen Castle and Memorial of Caen.
To experience the spiritual side of Saint-Pierre-Canivet, why not spend a little time at the area's many cathedrals. For a budget-friendly, outdoor experience that the whole family will enjoy, take the time to head to the region's open-air markets.
Why not combine a little learning with leisure during your stay by joining one of the region's excellent culinary tours.
At the end of your adventure in this unique place, say goodbye the way locals do, with a heartfelt "Au revoir / À bientôt."