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Fourches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 9 km from Fourches

Visit Fourches: highlights and tourist information

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Fourches is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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!

Falaise

Falaise

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
 
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Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Sees

Sees

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

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 39 km (direction north-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 39 km (direction north-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Caen

Caen

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 43 km (direction north-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cabourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fourches

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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

What to do at Fourches? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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