Barou-en-Auge tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 12 km from Barou-en-Auge

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Barou-en-Auge is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Barou-en-Auge in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 12 km and Argentan at 21 km.

Barou-en-Auge, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 21 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
 
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Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training centres in...

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Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 31 km (direction north-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute to Saint-Therese,...

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Lisieux

Lisieux

at 31 km (direction north-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long way to...

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 35 km (direction north-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Caen

Caen

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Sees

Sees

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other sites of...

See Sees guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cabourg guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Houlgate guide

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Markets in and near Barou-en-Auge

  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (10km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (11km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (30km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (34km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Barou-en-Auge, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (54km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (54km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (7km)
  • Sassy (30km)
  • Boutemont (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (31km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (36km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (37km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (38km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (43km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (34km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Barou-en-Auge is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Barou-en-Auge is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barou-en-Auge

Canton: Morteaux-Couliboeuf

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14620

Distance to Barou-en-Auge

from Caen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 262 km

from Nice: 808 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumais, Bernieres-d'Ailly, Courcy, Damblainville, Fresne-la-Mere, Jort, Le Marais-la-Chapelle, Les Moutiers-en-Auge, Louvagny, Morteaux-Couliboeuf, Norrey-en-Auge, Vaudeloges and Vicques.

This page in French: Visiter Barou-en-Auge