Location: Tessel is situated in the Calvados (Normandy region) in the north of France at 15 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Tessel is 216 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Creully at 15 km from Tessel
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Tessel. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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 Tessel and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (12km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (12km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (16km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (17km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (26km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Brécy (14km); Plantbessin (17km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)
Sites of natural beauty Prairie (Caen) (15km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (15km); Forêt de Cerisy (23km); Pegasus Bridge (24km); Rochers des Parcs (28km); Roches de Ham (37km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (51km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (10km); Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cabourg (36km); Domjean (38km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
from Caen (local prefecture): 15 km
from Paris: 216 km
from Calais: 265 km
from Nice: 853 km
from Bordeaux: 480 km
from Strasbourg: 612 km
We have 20 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tessel): Bougy, Buceels, Cheux, Cristot, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Gavrus, Grainville-sur-Odon, Hottot-les-Bagues, Juvigny-sur-Seulles, Le Locheur, Le Mesnil-Patry, Missy, Mondrainville, Monts-en-Bessin, Noyers-Bocage, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Saint-Vaast-sur-Seulles, Tilly-sur-Seulles, Tourville-sur-Odon and Vendes.
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 Tessel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Tessel