Blainville-sur-Orne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Blainville-sur-Orne: highlights and tourist information

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Blainville-sur-Orne is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 7 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Blainville-sur-Orne is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 7 km and Cabourg at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Blainville-sur-Orne, 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 Blainville-sur-Orne 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 Blainville-sur-Orne

Markets in and near Blainville-sur-Orne

  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (6km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (9km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)

More information about Blainville-sur-Orne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Blainville-sur-Orne, France

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

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) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (31km)
  • Plantbessin (36km)
  • Boutemont (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (3km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (6km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (7km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (37km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Blainville-sur-Orne

Canton: Ouistreham

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14550

Distance to Blainville-sur-Orne

from Caen (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 246 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

Blainville-sur-Orne 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 Blainville-sur-Orne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Benouville, Bieville-Beuville, Breville, Caen, Cambes-en-Plaine, Colleville-Montgomery, Colombelles, Cuverville, Demouville, Epron, Escoville, Giberville, Herouville-Saint-Clair, Herouvillette, Mathieu, Mondeville, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Ranville, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay, Sallenelles and Touffreville.

This page in French: Visiter Blainville-sur-Orne