Ernes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ernes in Calvados

Visit Ernes: highlights and tourist information

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Ernes is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Ernes is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 15 km and Cambremer at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ernes, 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 Ernes in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Ernes

Markets in and near Ernes

  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (7km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (7km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (14km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (22km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (23km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (29km)

More information about Ernes, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Ernes, France

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

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) (25km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (5km)
  • Boutemont (31km)
  • Sassy (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (25km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (26km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (27km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ernes

Canton: Morteaux-Couliboeuf

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14270

Distance to Ernes

from Caen (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 257 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

Ernes 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 Ernes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Conde-sur-Ifs, Courcy, Fierville-Bray, Jort, Magny-la-Campagne, Maizieres, Olendon, Percy-en-Auge, Rouvres, Sassy, Vendeuvre and Vieux-Fume.

This page in French: Visiter Ernes