Fourches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fourches: highlights and tourist information

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Fourches is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Fourches is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 9 km and Argentan at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourches, 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 Fourches 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 Fourches

Markets in and near Fourches

  • Trun: market Thursday (9km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (10km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (18km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (24km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (28km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (34km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (34km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Fourches, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fourches, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (41km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (14km)
  • Sassy (23km)
  • Boutemont (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (29km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (36km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (37km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (41km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (42km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourches

Canton: Morteaux-Couliboeuf

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14620

Distance to Fourches

from Caen (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 804 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumais, Brieux, Crocy, Eraines, Fresne-la-Mere, Gueprei, La Hoguette, Le Marais-la-Chapelle, Les Moutiers-en-Auge, Merri, Montabard, Necy, Norrey-en-Auge, Ommoy, Pertheville-Ners, Ronai, Vignats and Villy-Lez-Falaise.

This page in French: Visiter Fourches