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Danestal tourism and travel guide

Photo of Danestal in Calvados

Photo is of Villers-sur-Mer at 8 km from Danestal

Visit Danestal: highlights and tourist information

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Danestal is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villers-sur-Mer at 8 km and Beuvron at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Danestal, 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 Danestal in Normandy.

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

Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Beuvron guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Houlgate guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cabourg guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villerville guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Honfleur

Honfleur

at 24 km (direction north-east)

There are lots of interesting things to see in Honfleur - if...

See Honfleur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Danestal

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Markets in and near Danestal

  • Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Houlgate: market Thursday (9km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Friday (10km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (12km)
  • Deauville: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Trouville: market Wednesday & Wednesday & Sunday & Sunday (14km)

More information about Danestal, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Danestal, France

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

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) (29km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (44km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (21km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (29km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (30km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (11km)
  • Touques (12km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Danestal is in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Danestal is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Danestal

Canton: Dozulé

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14430

Distance to Danestal

from Caen (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 230 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angerville, Annebault, Auberville, Beaufour-Druval, Bonnebosq, Bourgeauville, Branville, Cresseveuille, Cricqueville-en-Auge, Douville-en-Auge, Dozule, Glanville, Gonneville-sur-Mer, Grangues, Heuland, Saint-Jouin, Saint-Leger-Dubosq, Saint-Pierre-Azif, Saint-Vaast-en-Auge and Valseme.

This page in French: Visiter Danestal

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