Castilly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castilly in Calvados

Visit Castilly: highlights and tourist information

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Castilly is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Castilly is 250 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 15 km and Bayeux at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castilly, 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 Castilly in Normandy.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Castilly

Markets in and near Castilly

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (11km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (13km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (16km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Castilly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Castilly, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Castilly.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (23km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)
  • Argences (41km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (13km)
  • Baie des Veys (14km)
  • Roches de Ham (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castilly

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14330

Distance to Castilly

from Caen (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 250 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 886 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airel, Bernesq, Bricqueville, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Colombieres, Ecrammeville, Isigny-sur-Mer, La Folie, Les Oubeaux, Lison, Monfreville, Neuilly-la-Foret, Saint-Fromond, Saint-Marcouf, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Castilly