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Photo is of Falaise at 22 km from Clecy

Visit Clecy: highlights and tourist information

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Clecy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 22 km and Vire at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Clecy, 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 Clecy in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Vire

Vire

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Vire guide
Caen

Caen

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
 
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Argentan

Argentan

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 41 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Creully

Creully

at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the...

See Arromanches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Clecy

 
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Markets in and near Clecy

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (8km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (21km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (26km)
  • Vire: market Friday (30km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (31km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (31km)

More information about Clecy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Clecy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (31km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (31km)
  • Plantbessin (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km)
  • Sassy (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (2km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (30km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (32km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (42km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (56km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Clecy is in the north of France at 31 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Clecy is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clecy

Canton: Thury-Harcourt

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14570

Distance to Clecy

from Caen (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 605 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cauville, Combray, Cossesseville, Culey-le-Patry, Donnay, Esson, La Pommeraye, La Villette, Le Bo, Le Vey, Pont-d'Ouilly, Proussy, Saint-Denis-de-Mere, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, Saint-Omer and Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visiter Clecy

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