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Cardonville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cardonville in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 13 km from Cardonville

Visit Cardonville: highlights and tourist information

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Cardonville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 13 km and Bayeux at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cardonville, 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 Cardonville in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Barfleur guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cardonville

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Markets in and near Cardonville

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (5km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Cardonville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cardonville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (37km)
  • Argences (46km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (50km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (6km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (22km)
  • Roches de Ham (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)
  • Villers-Bocage (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cardonville is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cardonville is 254 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cardonville

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14230

Distance to Cardonville

from Caen (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 254 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 503 km

from Strasbourg: 648 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canchy, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Gefosse-Fontenay, Grandcamp-Maisy, Isigny-sur-Mer, La Cambe, Monfreville, Osmanville, Saint-Germain-du-Pert and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Cardonville

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