Map of places to visit in Calvados

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Calvados below the map...

 
 

Arromanches:

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was built during the D-Day landings in 1944

Arromanches guide

Bayeux:

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral

Bayeux guide

Beuvron:

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses and is one of the prettiest villages in Normandy

Beuvron guide

Cabourg:

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest and active beaches in the region

Cabourg guide

 
 

Caen:

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is a very pleasant town to explore

Caen guide

Cambremer:

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of the Normandy Cider Route

Cambremer guide

Creully:

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully

Creully guide

Deauville:

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still one of the most upmarket beach resorts in Normandy

Deauville guide

Dives-sur-Mer:

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists are brought together in a medieval setting

Dives-sur-Mer guide

 
 

Falaise:

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments in the town centre

Falaise guide

Honfleur:

There are lots of interesting things to see in Honfleur - if you can drag yourself away from the lovely harbour!

Honfleur guide

Houlgate:

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are also some imposing 19th century villas to see

Houlgate guide

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge:

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set around a number of typical half-timber houses.

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide

Lisieux:

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long way to recapturing the feel of the medieval town

Lisieux guide

Normandy landing beaches:

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of visitors interested in the D-Day landings in 1944.

Normandy landing beaches guide

The Chateau de Boutemont:

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy

The Chateau de Boutemont guide

Trouville:

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th century villas, which provide much of the character of the town

Trouville guide

Villers-sur-Mer:

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast

Villers-sur-Mer guide

Villerville:

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville also has a long beach

Villerville guide

Vire:

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de la Vire' through the woods and valley of the River Vire

Vire guide