Cintheaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cintheaux in Calvados

Visit Cintheaux: highlights and tourist information

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Cintheaux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cintheaux is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 15 km and Falaise at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cintheaux, 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 Cintheaux 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 Cintheaux

Markets in and near Cintheaux

  • Mondeville: market Thursday (13km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (16km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (25km)

More information about Cintheaux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cintheaux, France

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

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) (15km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (32km)
  • Boutemont (40km)
  • Plantbessin (40km)
  • Sassy (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (14km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (16km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (20km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (21km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cintheaux

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14680

Distance to Cintheaux

from Caen (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

Cintheaux 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 Cintheaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbery, Bretteville-le-Rabet, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cauvicourt, Conteville, Estrees-la-Campagne, Fontenay-le-Marmion, 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 Cintheaux