Lisieux tourism and travel guide
Visit Lisieux: highlights and tourist information
France This Way comment: The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long way to recapturing the feel of the medieval town
This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lisieux. For detailed visitor information see the Lisieux travel guide
Lisieux is situated in the Calvados, Normandy region, in the north of France at 44 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Lisieux is 158 km from Paris).
Tourist classifications for Lisieux include "zoo or wildlife park".
Lisieux, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Lisieux in Normandy. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados
Map of places to visit near Lisieux
Markets in and near Lisieux
Market days in Lisieux: weekly market: Saturday all day;
- Lisieux: market Saturday all day (0km)
- Cormeilles: market Friday (16km)
- Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (16km)
- Thiberville: market Monday (17km)
- Orbec: market Wednesday (19km)
- Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (23km)
- Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (24km)
- Beuzeville: market Tuesday (24km)
- Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
- Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (26km)
More information about Lisieux, Normandy
Tourist attractions to visit near Lisieux, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lisieux and wondering what to do next!
Most beautiful villages in France
(see also beautiful French villages)
- Beuvron (20km)
- Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (37km) [Map]
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
Churches and religious monuments
Sites of natural beauty
Towns of Art and history
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)
Geography and distances
Distance to Lisieux
from Caen (prefecture): 44 km
from Paris: 158 km
from Calais: 232 km
from Nice: 810 km
from Bordeaux: 483 km
from Strasbourg: 553 km
Lisieux 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 Lisieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have found 16 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Lisieux): Beuvillers, Coquainvilliers, Fauguernon, Glos, Hermival-les-Vaux, Le Mesnil-Eudes, Le Mesnil-Guillaume, Le Pre-d'Auge, Manerbe, Norolles, Ouilly-le-Vicomte, Rocques, Saint-Desir, Saint-Jean-de-Livet, Saint-Martin-de-la-Lieue and Saint-Pierre-Des-Ifs.
This page in French: Visitez Lisieux