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Courvaudon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courvaudon in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 23 km from Courvaudon

Visit Courvaudon: highlights and tourist information

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Courvaudon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 23 km and Creully at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courvaudon, 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 Courvaudon in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Vire

Vire

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 47 km (direction 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)

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

See Cambremer guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 49 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide

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

Map of places to visit near Courvaudon

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Markets in and near Courvaudon

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (4km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (20km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (30km)

More information about Courvaudon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Courvaudon, France

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

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) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (25km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)
  • Sassy (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (16km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (22km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (29km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)
  • Baie des Veys (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (8km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Courvaudon is in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Courvaudon is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courvaudon

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Courvaudon

from Caen (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-sur-Odon, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bauquay, Bonnemaison, Curcy-sur-Orne, Epinay-sur-Odon, Hamars, La Caine, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Longvillers, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Montigny, Preaux-Bocage, Roucamps, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Vacognes-Neuilly and Villers-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Courvaudon

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