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Croisilles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Croisilles in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 21 km from Croisilles

Visit Croisilles: highlights and tourist information

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Croisilles is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 21 km and Falaise at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Croisilles, 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 Croisilles in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Vire

Vire

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 40 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 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide

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

Map of places to visit near Croisilles

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Markets in and near Croisilles

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (14km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Croisilles, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Croisilles, France

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

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) (21km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (32km)
  • Plantbessin (34km)
  • Sassy (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (10km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (20km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (22km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (30km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (39km)
  • Roches de Ham (44km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (40km)
  • Domjean (43km)
  • Touques (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Croisilles is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Croisilles is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Croisilles

Canton: Thury-Harcourt

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Croisilles

from Caen (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 834 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 601 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acqueville, Angoville, Boulon, Cesny-Bois-Halbout, Combray, Curcy-sur-Orne, Donnay, Espins, Esson, Fresney-le-Vieux, Goupillieres, Grimbosq, La Caine, Meslay, Moutiers-en-Cinglais, Ouffieres, Placy, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, Thury-Harcourt and Trois-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Croisilles

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