Thaon tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Thaon in Calvados

Visit Thaon: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Thaon on map of France

Thaon is situated in the Calvados (Normandy region) in the north of France at 11 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Thaon is 209 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 11 km and Arromanches at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thaon, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Thaon. 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 Thaon and location information

More information about Thaon & region

Calvados (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Thaon

Local markets

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (7km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (9km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (14km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Thaon, 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 Thaon and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Beuvron (31km)

Churches or other religious monuments Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (8km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (9km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (11km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (18km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Brécy (8km); Plantbessin (25km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bayeux (19km)

Sites of natural beauty Jardin des plantes de Caen (10km); Prairie (Caen) (11km); Pegasus Bridge (13km); Forêt de Cerisy (32km); Rochers des Parcs (39km); Roches de Ham (50km)

Towns of Art and history Le Havre (48km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (24km); Torigni-sur-Vire (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cabourg (25km); Touques (42km); Domjean (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thaon

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14610

Distance to Thaon

from Caen (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 250 km

from Nice: 854 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

Thaon 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 Thaon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Thaon): Amblie, Anguerny, Anisy, Authie, Banville, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Cairon, Cambes-en-Plaine, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Creully, Cully, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Fontaine-Henry, Lantheuil, Lasson, Le Fresne-Camilly, Reviers, Rosel, Rots, Saint-Contest, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Tierceville and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visitez Thaon

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