Airan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Airan in Calvados

Visit Airan: highlights and tourist information

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Airan is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Airan is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beuvron at 12 km and Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Airan, 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 Airan in Normandy.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Airan

Markets in and near Airan

  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (6km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (12km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)

More information about Airan, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Airan, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Airan.

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) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (14km)
  • Boutemont (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (19km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (35km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Airan

Canton: Bourguébus

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14370

Distance to Airan

from Caen (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 250 km

from Nice: 826 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 581 km

Getting here

Airan 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 Airan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argences, Bellengreville, Billy, Bissieres, Canteloup, Cesny-Aux-Vignes-Ouezy, Chicheboville, Cleville, Croissanville, Emieville, Fierville-Bray, Magny-la-Campagne, Magny-le-Freule, Mery-Corbon, Mezidon-Canon, Moult, Poussy-la-Campagne, Saint-Sylvain, Vieux-Fume and Vimont.

This page in French: Visiter Airan