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Estry tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 13 km from Estry

Visit Estry: highlights and tourist information

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Estry is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 13 km and Domfront at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Estry, 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 Estry in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Creully

Creully

at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 63 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 63 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 66 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide

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

Map of places to visit near Estry

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Markets in and near Estry

  • Vire: market Friday (13km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (32km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Estry, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (20km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (24km)
  • Roches de Ham (27km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (41km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (42km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (21km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (24km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (36km)
  • Ducey (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (12km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Estry is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Estry is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Estry

Canton: Vassy

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14410

Distance to Estry

from Caen (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 294 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 623 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Burcy, Chenedolle, La Rocque, Lassy, Le Desert, Le Theil-Bocage, Montchamp, Montchauvet, Pierres, Presles, Saint-Charles-de-Percy, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc and Vassy.

This page in French: Visiter Estry

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