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Bauquay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bauquay in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 25 km from Bauquay

Visit Bauquay: highlights and tourist information

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Bauquay is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 25 km and Bayeux at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bauquay, 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 Bauquay in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Vire

Vire

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 km (direction north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 49 km (direction south), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in...

See Domfront guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate,...

See Houlgate guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bauquay

 
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Markets in and near Bauquay

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (2km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (27km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Bauquay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bauquay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (24km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (25km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (31km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (6km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bauquay is in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Bauquay is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bauquay

Canton: Aunay-sur-Odon

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Bauquay

from Caen (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-sur-Odon, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bonnemaison, Courvaudon, Epinay-sur-Odon, Hamars, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Longvillers, Maisoncelles-Pelvey, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Ondefontaine, Roucamps, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay, Tracy-Bocage and Villers-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Bauquay

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