Bretteville-sur-Odon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bretteville-sur-Odon: highlights and tourist information

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Bretteville-sur-Odon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 4 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Bretteville-sur-Odon is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 4 km and Creully at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bretteville-sur-Odon, 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 Bretteville-sur-Odon in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Bretteville-sur-Odon

Markets in and near Bretteville-sur-Odon

  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (7km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (17km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (18km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)

More information about Bretteville-sur-Odon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bretteville-sur-Odon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (4km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (17km)
  • Plantbessin (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (3km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (4km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (13km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (29km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bretteville-sur-Odon

Canton: Caen 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14760

Distance to Bretteville-sur-Odon

from Caen (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 845 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

Bretteville-sur-Odon 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 Bretteville-sur-Odon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authie, Baron-sur-Odon, Caen, Carpiquet, Cormelles-le-Royal, Eterville, Feuguerolles-Bully, Fleury-sur-Orne, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Ifs, Louvigny, Maltot, Mouen, Rots, Saint-Andre-sur-Orne, Saint-Contest, Saint-Martin-de-Fontenay and Verson.

This page in French: Visiter Bretteville-sur-Odon