Thury-Harcourt tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thury-Harcourt: highlights and tourist information

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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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 23 km and Caen at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thury-Harcourt, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Thury-Harcourt in Normandy. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Map of places to visit near Thury-Harcourt

Markets in and near Thury-Harcourt

Market days in Thury-Harcourt: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (12km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (22km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (24km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Thury-Harcourt, Normandy

Tourist attractions to visit near Thury-Harcourt, 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!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (24km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km) [Map]
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km) [Map]
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (29km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km) [Map]
  • Plantbessin (34km) [Map]
  • Sassy (50km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (8km) [Map]
  • Prairie (Caen) (22km) [Map]
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (24km) [Map]
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km) [Map]
  • Roches de Ham (42km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (17km) [Map]
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (37km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thury-Harcourt

Canton: Thury-Harcourt

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Thury-Harcourt

from Caen (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

Thury-Harcourt 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.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from 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.

This page in French: Visitez Thury-Harcourt