Cristot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cristot in Calvados

Visit Cristot: highlights and tourist information

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Cristot is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cristot is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 10 km and Bayeux at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cristot, 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 Cristot in Normandy.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Cristot

Markets in and near Cristot

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (4km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (19km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (20km)

More information about Cristot, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cristot, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cristot.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (7km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (9km)
  • Plantbessin (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (15km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (15km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (22km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (45km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (25km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cristot

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14250

Distance to Cristot

from Caen (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Brouay, Buceels, Carcagny, Cheux, Chouain, Conde-sur-Seulles, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Hottot-les-Bagues, Juvigny-sur-Seulles, Le Mesnil-Patry, Loucelles, Nonant, Putot-en-Bessin, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Saint-Vaast-sur-Seulles, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Tessel, Tilly-sur-Seulles, Tourville-sur-Odon and Vendes.

This page in French: Visiter Cristot