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Cintheaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Caen at 15 km from Cintheaux

Visit Cintheaux: highlights and tourist information

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Cintheaux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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!

Caen

Caen

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 19 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 23 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 27 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 27 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-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
Creully

Creully

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully 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
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 39 km (direction east)

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

See Lisieux guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Argentan

Argentan

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

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

See Argentan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cintheaux

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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

What to do at Cintheaux? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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