Carcagny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carcagny in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 7 km from Carcagny

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Carcagny is situated in the Calvados 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 Carcagny in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 7 km and Creully at 8 km.

Carcagny, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 25 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 37 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 38 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Vire

Vire

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 49 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 49 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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Markets in and near Carcagny

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (7km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (20km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Carcagny, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Carcagny, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (3km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (6km)
  • Plantbessin (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (19km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (20km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (25km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (38km)
  • Roches de Ham (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (63km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Carcagny is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Carcagny is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carcagny

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14740

Distance to Carcagny

from Caen (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 862 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 616 km

Getting here

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

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Brouay, Buceels, Chouain, Conde-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Creully, Cristot, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Ellon, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Juaye-Mondaye, Le Manoir, Le Mesnil-Patry, Loucelles, Martragny, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Nonant, Putot-en-Bessin, Rucqueville, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Vaux-sur-Seulles, Vienne-en-Bessin and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Carcagny

 
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