Avenay travel guide
Visit Avenay: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Caen at 11 km from Avenay
Location: Avenay is situated in the Calvados department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 11 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Avenay is 207 km from Paris and 264 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Avenay: these include Caen at 11 km and Creully at 21 km. Abbaye de Caen (Caen) is a listed religious monument at 12 km and Villers-Bocage is a listed village d'etape at 14 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Avenay, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Avenay
Note that all distances from Avenay shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Avenay holidays and travel
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Markets near Avenay
- Caen: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
- Mondeville: market every Thursday (13km)
- Thury-Harcourt: market every Tuesday (13km)
- Villers-Bocage: market every Wednesday (14km)
- Tilly-sur-Seulles: market every Sunday (15km)
- Herouville-Saint-Clair: market every Wednesday (16km)
- Aunay-sur-Odon: market every Saturday (16km)
- Troarn: market every Saturday (22km)
- Douvres-la-Delivrande: market every Thursday (22km)
- Ouistreham: market every Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only - (25km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avenay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Avenay map below.
Most Beautiful Village Beuvron (32km)
Recommended Detour Argentan (51km)
Religious Monument Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (12km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (20km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (26km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du château de Brécy (21km); Plantbessin (27km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Bayeux (27km)
Village D'etape Villers-Bocage (14km); Torigni-sur-Vire (39km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Cabourg (32km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Jurques (24km)
Map of places to visit near Avenay & Location Information
Distance to Avenay
from Caen (local prefecture): 11 km
from Paris: 207 km
from Calais: 264 km
from Nice: 843 km
from Bordeaux: 474 km
from Strasbourg: 603 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 25 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Avenay): Amaye-sur-Orne, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Clinchamps-sur-Orne, Esquay-Notre-Dame, Eterville, Evrecy, Feuguerolles-Bully, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Gavrus, Grainville-sur-Odon, Laize-la-Ville, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Maizet, Maltot, Mondrainville, Mouen, Mutrecy, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Andre-sur-Orne, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tourville-sur-Odon, Trois-Monts, Vacognes-Neuilly and Vieux.
Calvados 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 Avenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Avenay