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Douvres-la-Delivrande tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Creully at 12 km from Douvres-la-Delivrande

Visit Douvres-la-Delivrande: highlights and tourist information

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Douvres-la-Delivrande is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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!

Creully

Creully

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
 
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Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Trouville guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 35 km (direction east-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 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Douvres-la-Delivrande

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Douvres-la-Delivrande, France

What to do at Douvres-la-Delivrande? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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