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Fresney-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fresney-le-Vieux in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 19 km from Fresney-le-Vieux

Visit Fresney-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Fresney-le-Vieux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 19 km and Caen at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fresney-le-Vieux, 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 Fresney-le-Vieux in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
 
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Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 38 km (direction north-west)

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Vire

Vire

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fresney-le-Vieux

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Markets in and near Fresney-le-Vieux

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (19km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (24km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Fresney-le-Vieux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fresney-le-Vieux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)
  • Plantbessin (37km)
  • Sassy (48km)
  • Boutemont (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (19km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (21km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (21km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fresney-le-Vieux is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Fresney-le-Vieux is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fresney-le-Vieux

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Fresney-le-Vieux

from Caen (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Fresney-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acqueville, Barbery, Boulon, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cesny-Bois-Halbout, Croisilles, Donnay, Espins, Esson, Grimbosq, Martainville, Meslay, Moulines, Moutiers-en-Cinglais, Placy, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel and Tournebu.

This page in French: Visiter Fresney-le-Vieux

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