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Bellou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bellou in Calvados

Photo is of Lisieux Basilica at 18 km from Bellou

Visit Bellou: highlights and tourist information

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Bellou is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Bellou is 156 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Bellou, 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 Bellou 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 Bellou


Markets in and near Bellou

  • Orbec: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (21km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (24km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (24km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Cormeilles: market Friday (31km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)

More information about Bellou, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bellou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (22km)
  • Sassy (39km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (47km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (48km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (13km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bellou

Canton: Livarot

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14140

Distance to Bellou

from Caen (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 156 km

from Calais: 248 km

from Nice: 797 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 553 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canapville, Cheffreville-Tonnencourt, La Breviere, La Chapelle-Haute-Grue, La Croupte, Les Moutiers-Hubert, Lisores, Livarot, Notre-Dame-de-Courson, Preaux-Saint-Sebastien, Saint-Ouen-le-Houx, Sainte-Foy-de-Montgommery, Sainte-Marguerite-Des-Loges and Vimoutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Bellou

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