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Fontenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontenay: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenay is situated in the Seine-Maritime department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 68 kilometres from Rouen, the department capital (general information: Fontenay is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Havre at 10 km and Honfleur at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenay, 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 Fontenay in Normandy.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Seine-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Fontenay


Markets in and near Fontenay

  • Montivilliers: market Thursday (2km)
  • Harfleur: market Sunday (6km)
  • Gonneville-la-Mallet: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Le Havre: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Romain-de-Colbosc: market Saturday (13km)
  • Goderville: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Etretat: market Thursday (16km)
  • Honfleur: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bolbec: market Monday (21km)
  • Trouville: market Wednesday & Wednesday & Sunday & Sunday (23km)

More information about Fontenay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fontenay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'art et d'essais (33km)
  • Boutemont (42km)
  • Parc de Galleville (47km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Falaises d'Etretat (16km)
  • Cote d'Alabatre (26km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (49km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (58km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay

Canton: Montivilliers

Arrondissement: Havre

Department: Seine-Maritime

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 76290

Distance to Fontenay

from Rouen (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 195 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 561 km

Getting here

Fontenay is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, with Le Havre and Dieppe on the coast here being very convenient. For driving distances to Fontenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Epouville, Fontaine-la-Mallet, Hermeville, Maneglise, Mannevillette, Montivilliers, Notre-Dame-du-Bec, Octeville-sur-Mer, Rolleville, Saint-Laurent-de-Brevedent, Saint-Martin-du-Bec, Saint-Martin-du-Manoir and Turretot.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay

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