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Cauvicourt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Caen at 17 km from Cauvicourt

Visit Cauvicourt: highlights and tourist information

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Cauvicourt is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 17 km and Falaise at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cauvicourt, 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 Cauvicourt in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 22 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 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 29 km (direction north-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 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 36 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 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisieux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cauvicourt

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Markets in and near Cauvicourt

  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (14km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (16km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (17km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (26km)

More information about Cauvicourt, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cauvicourt, France

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

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) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (33km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (34km)
  • Boutemont (39km)
  • Plantbessin (42km)
  • Sassy (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (18km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (21km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (22km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cauvicourt is in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cauvicourt is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cauvicourt

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14190

Distance to Cauvicourt

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billy, Bretteville-le-Rabet, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cintheaux, Conteville, Estrees-la-Campagne, Fierville-Bray, Garcelles-Secqueville, Gouvix, Grainville-Langannerie, Poussy-la-Campagne, Rocquancourt, Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil, Saint-Germain-le-Vasson, Saint-Sylvain, Soignolles and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Cauvicourt

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