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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Cauville


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)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Cauville 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 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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