Fresney-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fresney-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Fresney-le-Vieux

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

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)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)

Geography and distances

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

Fresney-le-Vieux 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 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