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Cauville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cauville in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 26 km from Cauville

Visit Cauville: highlights and tourist information

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Cauville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 26 km and Falaise at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cauville, 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 Cauville in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 51 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
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cauville

 
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Markets in and near Cauville

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (9km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Vire: market Friday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (26km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (28km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (31km)

Hotels near Cauville

More information about Cauville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cauville, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (31km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (37km)
  • Sassy (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (9km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (31km)
  • Roches de Ham (36km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (37km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (40km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (62km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cauville is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cauville is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cauville

Canton: Thury-Harcourt

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14770

Distance to Cauville

from Caen (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campandre-Valcongrain, Clecy, Culey-le-Patry, Hamars, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Villette, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Lenault, Perigny, Roucamps, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille, Saint-Remy and Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets.

This page in French: Visiter Cauville

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