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Danvou-la-Ferriere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Danvou-la-Ferriere in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 20 km from Danvou-la-Ferriere

Visit Danvou-la-Ferriere: highlights and tourist information

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Danvou-la-Ferriere is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 20 km and Caen at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Danvou-la-Ferriere, 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 Danvou-la-Ferriere in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide
Caen

Caen

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 40 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 56 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 58 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide

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Map of places to visit near Danvou-la-Ferriere

 
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Markets in and near Danvou-la-Ferriere

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Vire: market Friday (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (24km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (25km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (34km)

More information about Danvou-la-Ferriere, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Danvou-la-Ferriere, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (34km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (16km)
  • Roches de Ham (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (31km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (33km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (24km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (42km)
  • Ducey (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (8km)
 
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Geography and distances

Danvou-la-Ferriere is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Danvou-la-Ferriere is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Danvou-la-Ferriere

Canton: Aunay-sur-Odon

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14770

Distance to Danvou-la-Ferriere

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lassy, Le Mesnil-Auzouf, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Lenault, Montchauvet, Ondefontaine, Perigny, Roucamps, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc and Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets.

This page in French: Visiter Danvou-la-Ferriere

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