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Brouay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brouay in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 8 km from Brouay

Visit Brouay: highlights and tourist information

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Brouay is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 8 km and Bayeux at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Brouay, 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 Brouay in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Vire

Vire

at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Brouay

 
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Markets in and near Brouay

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (6km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (16km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Brouay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Brouay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (5km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (8km)
  • Plantbessin (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (15km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (21km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (24km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (46km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brouay is in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Brouay is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brouay

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14250

Distance to Brouay

from Caen (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 259 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Buceels, Carcagny, Cheux, Chouain, Conde-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Cristot, Cully, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Juvigny-sur-Seulles, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Mesnil-Patry, Loucelles, Martragny, Nonant, Putot-en-Bessin, Rucqueville, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Tilly-sur-Seulles and Vaux-sur-Seulles.

This page in French: Visiter Brouay

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