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Esquay-Notre-Dame tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esquay-Notre-Dame in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 11 km from Esquay-Notre-Dame

Visit Esquay-Notre-Dame: highlights and tourist information

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Esquay-Notre-Dame is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 11 km and Creully at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Esquay-Notre-Dame, 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 Esquay-Notre-Dame in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of...

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Vire

Vire

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Esquay-Notre-Dame

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Markets in and near Esquay-Notre-Dame

  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (13km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (21km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (22km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Esquay-Notre-Dame, France

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

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) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (18km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (20km)
  • Plantbessin (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (10km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (11km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (20km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (22km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (32km)
  • Roches de Ham (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (32km)
  • Domjean (43km)
  • Touques (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Esquay-Notre-Dame is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Esquay-Notre-Dame is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esquay-Notre-Dame

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Esquay-Notre-Dame

from Caen (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Orne, Avenay, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Clinchamps-sur-Orne, Eterville, Evrecy, Feuguerolles-Bully, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Gavrus, Grainville-sur-Odon, Louvigny, Maizet, Maltot, Missy, Mondrainville, Mouen, Mutrecy, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tourville-sur-Odon, Vacognes-Neuilly, Verson and Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Esquay-Notre-Dame

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