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Coulvain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayeux at 25 km from Coulvain

Visit Coulvain: highlights and tourist information

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Coulvain is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 25 km and Vire at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coulvain, 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 Coulvain in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 25 km (direction )

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

See Bayeux guide
Vire

Vire

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Creully

Creully

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coulvain

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Markets in and near Coulvain

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (19km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Vire: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (28km)

More information about Coulvain, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Coulvain, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (25km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (25km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (30km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (35km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (7km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (19km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (5km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coulvain is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Coulvain is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulvain

Canton: Aunay-sur-Odon

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14310

Distance to Coulvain

from Caen (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 281 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Seulles, Cahagnes, Caumont-l'Evente, Jurques, La Bigne, Les Loges, Maisoncelles-Pelvey, Ondefontaine, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Saint-Pierre-du-Fresne, Tracy-Bocage and Villers-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Coulvain

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