Canteleu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rouen at 5 km from Canteleu

Visit Canteleu: highlights and tourist information

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Canteleu is situated in the Seine-Maritime department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Canteleu in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rouen at 5 km and La Bouille at 13 km.

Canteleu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town are just two...

See Rouen guide
La Bouille

La Bouille

at 13 km (direction south-west)

You will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Seine river...

See La Bouille guide
Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction west)

The extensive ruins of Jumieges Abbey are one of the most visited...

See Jumieges Abbey guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the houses and scenery along the banks of the Seine...

See Caudebec-en-Caux guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Eure department

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it one of...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy, and...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by...

See Chateau Gaillard guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Eure department

The canals and rivers are the highlight in Pont Audemer, famous for...

See Pont-Audemer guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and...

See Evreux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

Veules-les-Roses is a stunning village on the coast of Normandy, France...

See Veules-les-Roses guide


Seaside resort at 52 km (direction north-west)

The area around the beach, harbour and marina in Saint-Valery-en-Caux is always...

See Saint-Valery-en-Caux guide


at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of...

See Vernon guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide

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Markets in and near Canteleu

Market days in Canteleu: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Canteleu: market Saturday (0km)
  • Mont-Saint-Aignan: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Le Petit-Quevilly: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Rouen: market Tuesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (5km)
  • Le Grand-Quevilly: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Sotteville-les-Rouen: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Bihorel: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Bonsecours: market Friday (7km)
  • Darnetal: market Sunday (8km)
  • Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray: market Wednesday (9km)

More information about Canteleu, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Canteleu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye Saint-Georges (5km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (10km)
  • Jardin Plume (20km)
  • Clos du Coudray (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (24km)
  • Jardin de Bellevue (28km)
  • Jardins de Bosmelet (29km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (34km)
  • Parc de Galleville (35km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (36km)
  • Jardin d'art et d'essais (42km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (47km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (55km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montville (11km)
  • Autretot (31km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Clères (17km)

Geography and distances

Canteleu is in the north of France at 5 kilometres from Rouen, the department capital (general information: Canteleu is 116 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canteleu

Canton: Maromme

Arrondissement: Rouen

Department: Seine-Maritime

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 76380

Distance to Canteleu

from Rouen (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 116 km

from Calais: 177 km

from Nice: 797 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 499 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, with Le Havre and Dieppe on the coast here being very convenient. For driving distances to Canteleu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bois-Guillaume, Deville-les-Rouen, Henouville, La Vaupaliere, Le Grand-Quevilly, Le Petit-Quevilly, Maromme, Mont-Saint-Aignan, Montigny, Notre-Dame-de-Bondeville, Quevillon, Rouen, Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville and Sotteville-les-Rouen.

This page in French: Visiter Canteleu


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