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Canteloup tourism and travel guide

Photo of Canteloup in Calvados

Photo is of Beuvron at 9 km from Canteloup

Visit Canteloup: highlights and tourist information

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Canteloup is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beuvron at 9 km and Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Canteloup, 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 Canteloup in Normandy.

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

Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 13 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 13 km (direction east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Caen

Caen

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 26 km (direction east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still one...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Canteloup

 
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Markets in and near Canteloup

  • Troarn: market Saturday (6km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (8km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (18km)

Hotels near Canteloup

More information about Canteloup, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Canteloup, France

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

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) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (17km)
  • Boutemont (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (16km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (19km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Canteloup is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Canteloup is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canteloup

Canton: Troarn

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14370

Distance to Canteloup

from Caen (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 247 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 579 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airan, Argences, Bellengreville, Billy, Bissieres, Cesny-Aux-Vignes-Ouezy, Cleville, Croissanville, Hotot-en-Auge, Janville, Magny-le-Freule, Mery-Corbon, Moult, Saint-Ouen-du-Mesnil-Oger, Saint-Pair, Saint-Pierre-du-Jonquet, Saint-Samson, Troarn and Vimont.

This page in French: Visiter Canteloup

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