Location: Thury-Harcourt is situated in the Calvados (Normandy region) in the north of France at 23 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Thury-Harcourt is 207 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Falaise at 23 km from Thury-Harcourt
Market days: weekly market: Tuesday;
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Thury-Harcourt. 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 Thury-Harcourt and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (43km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (24km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (29km); Jardins du château de Brécy (33km); Plantbessin (34km); Sassy (50km)
Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (8km); Prairie (Caen) (22km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (24km); Pegasus Bridge (32km); Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (17km); Torigni-sur-Vire (37km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cabourg (43km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
from Caen (local prefecture): 23 km
from Paris: 207 km
from Calais: 275 km
from Nice: 835 km
from Bordeaux: 461 km
from Strasbourg: 604 km
We have 18 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Thury-Harcourt): Combray, Croisilles, Culey-le-Patry, Curcy-sur-Orne, Donnay, Espins, Esson, Goupillieres, Hamars, La Caine, Meslay, Moutiers-en-Cinglais, Ouffieres, Placy, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen and Saint-Remy.
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 Thury-Harcourt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Thury-Harcourt