Thaon tourism and travel guide
Visit Thaon: highlights and tourist information
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).
Thaon, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Thaon. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Thaon
More information about Thaon & region
Markets in and near Thaon
- 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.
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)
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
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
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