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Crouay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Crouay in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 8 km from Crouay

Visit Crouay: highlights and tourist information

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Crouay is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 8 km and Normandy landing beaches at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Crouay, 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 Crouay in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Vire

Vire

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built...

See Coutances guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 61 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Crouay

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Markets in and near Crouay

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (5km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (17km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (29km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Crouay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Crouay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (12km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (10km)
  • Baie des Veys (27km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (33km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (39km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Crouay is in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Crouay is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Crouay

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Crouay

from Caen (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 266 km

from Nice: 874 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Arganchy, Barbeville, Blay, Campigny, Cottun, Cussy, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Le Molay-Littry, Le Tronquay, Maisons, Mandeville-en-Bessin, Mosles, Noron-la-Poterie, Ranchy, Rubercy, Saon, Saonnet, Subles, Sully, Tour-en-Bessin and Vaucelles.

This page in French: Visiter Crouay

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