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Canchy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Canchy in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 8 km from Canchy

Visit Canchy: highlights and tourist information

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Canchy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 8 km and Bayeux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Canchy, 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 Canchy in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of...

See Lessay abbey guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Barfleur guide
Caen

Caen

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built...

See Coutances guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of...

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Canchy

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Markets in and near Canchy

  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (13km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (31km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (33km)

More information about Canchy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Canchy, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (21km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (31km)
  • Argences (48km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (12km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (17km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (47km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)
  • Villers-Bocage (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Canchy is in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Canchy is 248 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canchy

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14230

Distance to Canchy

from Caen (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 271 km

from Nice: 888 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 643 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Asnieres-en-Bessin, Bricqueville, Cardonville, Colombieres, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Deux-Jumeaux, Ecrammeville, Englesqueville-la-Percee, La Cambe, Les Oubeaux, Longueville, Louvieres, Monfreville, Saint-Germain-du-Pert, Trevieres, Vierville-sur-Mer and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Canchy

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