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Visit Creully: highlights and tourist information

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Creully is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Creully. For detailed visitor information see the Creully travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 12 km and Caen at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Creully, 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 Creully in Normandy.

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

Arromanches

Arromanches

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its...

See Trouville guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction east)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville...

See Villerville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Creully

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Markets in and near Creully

  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (12km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (12km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (14km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (20km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)

More information about Creully, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Creully, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (4km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (2km)
  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (16km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (20km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (28km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Baie des Veys (44km)
  • Roches de Ham (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Creully is in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Creully is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Creully

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

Distance to Creully

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 252 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 610 km

Getting here

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

We have 28 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Banville, Bazenville, Carcagny, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Crepon, Cully, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Graye-sur-Mer, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Manoir, Martragny, Meuvaines, Reviers, Rucqueville, Saint-Come-de-Fresne, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Thaon, Tierceville, Ver-sur-Mer, Vienne-en-Bessin and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Creully

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