Douvres-la-Delivrande tourism and travel guide

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Visit Douvres-la-Delivrande: highlights and tourist information

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Douvres-la-Delivrande is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Douvres-la-Delivrande is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 12 km and Caen at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Douvres-la-Delivrande, 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 Douvres-la-Delivrande in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Douvres-la-Delivrande

Markets in and near Douvres-la-Delivrande

Market days in Douvres-la-Delivrande: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (0km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (4km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (14km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (19km)

More information about Douvres-la-Delivrande, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Douvres-la-Delivrande, France

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

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) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (14km)
  • Plantbessin (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (40km)
  • Boutemont (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (9km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (13km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (39km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (31km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Douvres-la-Delivrande

Canton: Douvres-la-Délivrande

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14440

Distance to Douvres-la-Delivrande

from Caen (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 243 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

Douvres-la-Delivrande 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 Douvres-la-Delivrande from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anguerny, Anisy, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bernieres-sur-Mer, Colleville-Montgomery, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Cresserons, Fontaine-Henry, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer, Lion-sur-Mer, Luc-sur-Mer, Mathieu, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Thaon and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Douvres-la-Delivrande