Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Creully at 7 km from Thaon
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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.
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 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)
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)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)
from Caen (local prefecture): 11 km
from Paris: 209 km
from Calais: 250 km
from Nice: 854 km
from Bordeaux: 492 km
from Strasbourg: 604 km
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.
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 Thaon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Thaon