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Fresne-la-Mere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 5 km from Fresne-la-Mere

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Fresne-la-Mere is situated in the Calvados 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 Fresne-la-Mere in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 5 km and Argentan at 18 km.

Fresne-la-Mere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 18 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 26 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 31 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 31 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
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Caen

Caen

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lisieux guide
Sees

Sees

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Sees guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 44 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

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Fresne-la-Mere, France

What to do at Fresne-la-Mere? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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.

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