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Boissey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boissey in Calvados

Photo is of Cambremer at 15 km from Boissey

Visit Boissey: highlights and tourist information

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Boissey is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambremer at 15 km and Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Boissey, 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 Boissey in Normandy.

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



at 15 km (direction )

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 15 km (direction )

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built...

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has...

See Lisieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Beuvron guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several...

See Argentan guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Haras du Pin guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cabourg guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Houlgate guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caen guide

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

Map of places to visit near Boissey


Markets in and near Boissey

  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (6km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (10km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (20km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (22km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (25km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (31km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Boissey, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Boissey, France

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

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) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (10km)
  • Boutemont (22km)
  • Sassy (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (35km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (36km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (27km)

Geography and distances

Boissey is in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Boissey is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boissey

Canton: Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14170

Distance to Boissey

from Caen (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 251 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 566 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bretteville-sur-Dives, Castillon-en-Auge, Coupesarte, Hieville, Les Authieux-Papion, Mittois, Montviette, Ouville-la-Bien-Tournee, Saint-Georges-en-Auge, Saint-Julien-le-Faucon, Saint-Martin-du-Mesnil-Oury, Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, Sainte-Marguerite-de-Viette, Thieville and Tortisambert.

This page in French: Visiter Boissey

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