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Photo of Agy in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 6 km from Agy

Visit Agy: highlights and tourist information

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Agy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 6 km and Arromanches at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Agy, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Agy in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 15 km (direction north-east)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 18 km (direction north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 29 km (direction east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Vire

Vire

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 48 km (direction east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Agy

 
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Markets in and near Agy

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (8km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (12km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (26km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)

Hotels near Agy

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Tourist attractions near Agy, France

What to do at Agy? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Agy.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (13km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (13km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (5km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (15km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (11km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (29km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (31km)
  • Roches de Ham (31km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (36km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Agy is in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Agy is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Agy

Canton: Bayeux

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Agy

from Caen (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 266 km

from Nice: 869 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 626 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Agy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arganchy, Barbeville, Bayeux, Blay, Campigny, Castillon, Cottun, Crouay, Cussy, Gueron, Juaye-Mondaye, Le Tronquay, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Noron-la-Poterie, Ranchy, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Subles, Trungy, Vaubadon and Vaucelles.

This page in French: Visiter Agy

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