Fontaine-sous-Preaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rouen at 6 km from Fontaine-sous-Preaux

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Fontaine-sous-Preaux is situated in the Seine-Maritime department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontaine-sous-Preaux in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rouen at 6 km and La Bouille at 22 km.

Fontaine-sous-Preaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town are just two...

See Rouen guide
La Bouille

La Bouille

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

You will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Seine river...

See La Bouille guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure department

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it one of...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction west)

The extensive ruins of Jumieges Abbey are one of the most visited...

See Jumieges Abbey guide
Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by...

See Chateau Gaillard guide


at 32 km (direction west)

It is the houses and scenery along the banks of the Seine...

See Caudebec-en-Caux guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy, and...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

Varengeville-sur-Mer is a village near the Normandy coast, with several beaches and...

See Varengeville-sur-Mer guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

The canals and rivers are the highlight in Pont Audemer, famous for...

See Pont-Audemer guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

Explore the port area then head to the castle and the Museum...

See Dieppe guide


at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of...

See Vernon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Oise department

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during...

See Gerberoy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-west)

Veules-les-Roses is a stunning village on the coast of Normandy, France...

See Veules-les-Roses guide

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Markets in and near Fontaine-sous-Preaux

  • Bihorel: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Darnetal: market Sunday (5km)
  • Bonsecours: market Friday (7km)
  • Mont-Saint-Aignan: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Sotteville-les-Rouen: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Montville: market Saturday (10km)
  • Canteleu: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Petit-Quevilly: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Rouen: market Tuesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (11km)
  • Le Grand-Quevilly: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontaine-sous-Preaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Forges-les-Eaux (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Georges de Boscherville (Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Jumièges (Jumieges) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (45km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Plume (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Georges (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (17km)
  • Clos du Coudray (18km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (20km)
  • Jardin de Bellevue (21km)
  • Jardins de Bosmelet (25km)
  • Parc de Galleville (38km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (41km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (42km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (44km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (46km)
  • Jardin d'art et d'essais (48km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (52km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (53km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montville (10km)
  • Autretot (37km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (43km)
  • Mureaumont (47km)
  • Saint-Valery-en-Caux (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Clères (13km)

Geography and distances

Fontaine-sous-Preaux is in the north of France at 6 kilometres from Rouen, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-sous-Preaux is 111 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-sous-Preaux

Canton: Darnétal

Arrondissement: Rouen

Department: Seine-Maritime

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 76160

Distance to Fontaine-sous-Preaux

from Rouen (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 111 km

from Calais: 170 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 533 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, with Le Havre and Dieppe on the coast here being very convenient. For driving distances to Fontaine-sous-Preaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bihorel, Bois-Guillaume, Darnetal, Isneauville, La Vieux-Rue, Preaux, Quincampoix, Saint-Jacques-sur-Darnetal, Saint-Leger-du-Bourg-Denis and Saint-Martin-du-Vivier.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-sous-Preaux