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Photo is of Falaise at 18 km from Barbery

Visit Barbery: highlights and tourist information

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Barbery is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 18 km and Caen at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barbery, 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 Barbery in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Vire

Vire

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Barbery

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Markets in and near Barbery

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (22km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (23km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Barbery, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Barbery, France

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

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) (19km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (34km)
  • Plantbessin (39km)
  • Boutemont (46km)
  • Sassy (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (20km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (27km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Barbery is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Barbery is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barbery

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Barbery

from Caen (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 267 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acqueville, Boulon, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cesny-Bois-Halbout, Cintheaux, Espins, Fontaine-le-Pin, Fresney-le-Puceux, Fresney-le-Vieux, Gouvix, Moulines, Moutiers-en-Cinglais, Placy, Saint-Germain-le-Vasson, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Tournebu and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Barbery

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