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Cernay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cernay in Calvados

Photo is of Lisieux Basilica at 15 km from Cernay

Visit Cernay: highlights and tourist information

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Cernay is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lisieux Basilica at 15 km and Lisieux at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cernay, 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 Cernay in Normandy.

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

Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cambremer guide
 
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Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 28 km (direction east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beuvron guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the...

See Haras du Pin guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Argentan

Argentan

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

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several...

See Argentan guide
Pont-Audemer

Pont-Audemer

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The canals and rivers are the highlight in Pont...

See Pont-Audemer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Falaise guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-west)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cernay

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Markets in and near Cernay

  • Orbec: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (16km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Cormeilles: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (26km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Cernay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cernay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (38km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (42km)
  • Sassy (46km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (6km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cernay is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cernay is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cernay

Canton: Orbec

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14290

Distance to Cernay

from Caen (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 149 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 546 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerqueux, Cheffreville-Tonnencourt, Familly, Fervaques, Friardel, La Chapelle-Yvon, La Croupte, Les Moutiers-Hubert, Meulles, Notre-Dame-de-Courson, Orbec, Preaux-Saint-Sebastien, Saint-Cyr-du-Ronceray, Saint-Pierre-de-Mailloc and Tordouet.

This page in French: Visiter Cernay

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