Fresne-la-Mere tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fresne-la-Mere: highlights and tourist information

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Fresne-la-Mere is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Fresne-la-Mere is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 5 km and Argentan at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fresne-la-Mere, 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 Fresne-la-Mere 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 Fresne-la-Mere

Markets in and near Fresne-la-Mere

  • Falaise: market Saturday (6km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (16km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (20km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (28km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (32km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (32km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Fresne-la-Mere, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fresne-la-Mere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (37km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (53km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (53km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (11km)
  • Sassy (27km)
  • Boutemont (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (25km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (36km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (38km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (40km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (40km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fresne-la-Mere

Canton: Falaise-Sud

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14700

Distance to Fresne-la-Mere

from Caen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

Fresne-la-Mere 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 Fresne-la-Mere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barou-en-Auge, Beaumais, Crocy, Damblainville, Epaney, Eraines, Falaise, Fourches, La Hoguette, Louvagny, Merri, Morteaux-Couliboeuf, Pertheville-Ners, Versainville, Vignats and Villy-Lez-Falaise.

This page in French: Visiter Fresne-la-Mere