Tessel travel guide
Visit Tessel: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Creully at 15 km from Tessel
Location: Tessel is situated in the Calvados department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 15 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Tessel is 216 km from Paris and 265 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Tessel: these include Creully at 15 km and Caen at 15 km. Villers-Bocage is a listed village d'etape at 10 km and Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) is a listed religious monument at 12 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 Tessel, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Tessel
Note that all distances from Tessel shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Tessel holidays and travel
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Markets near Tessel
- Tilly-sur-Seulles: market every Sunday (4km)
- Villers-Bocage: market every Wednesday (10km)
- Aunay-sur-Odon: market every Saturday (15km)
- Caen: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
- Bayeux: market every Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
- Mondeville: market every Thursday (19km)
- Herouville-Saint-Clair: market every Wednesday (20km)
- Thury-Harcourt: market every Tuesday (20km)
- Douvres-la-Delivrande: market every Thursday (21km)
- Courseulles-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday & Friday (22km)
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 Tessel and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Tessel map below.
Most Beautiful Village Beuvron (39km)
Religious Monument 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 Garden Jardins du château de Brécy (14km); Plantbessin (17km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Bayeux (17km)
Village D'etape Villers-Bocage (10km); Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Cabourg (36km); Domjean (38km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
Map of places to visit near Tessel & Location Information
Distance to Tessel
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
* distances are direct not by road!
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