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Garcelles-Secqueville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Garcelles-Secqueville in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 11 km from Garcelles-Secqueville

Visit Garcelles-Secqueville: highlights and tourist information

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Garcelles-Secqueville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 11 km and Beuvron at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Garcelles-Secqueville, 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 Garcelles-Secqueville in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 11 km (direction north-west)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
 
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Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Creully

Creully

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Garcelles-Secqueville

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Markets in and near Garcelles-Secqueville

  • Mondeville: market Thursday (9km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (12km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (21km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Garcelles-Secqueville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Garcelles-Secqueville, France

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

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) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (28km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (28km)
  • Boutemont (39km)
  • Plantbessin (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (10km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (12km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (16km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (24km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Garcelles-Secqueville is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Garcelles-Secqueville is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Garcelles-Secqueville

Canton: Bourguébus

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14540

Distance to Garcelles-Secqueville

from Caen (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 257 km

from Nice: 833 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellengreville, Bourguebus, Cagny, Cauvicourt, Chicheboville, Cintheaux, Conteville, Fontenay-le-Marmion, Frenouville, Grentheville, Hubert-Folie, Ifs, Poussy-la-Campagne, Rocquancourt, Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil, Saint-Sylvain, Soliers and Tilly-la-Campagne.

This page in French: Visiter Garcelles-Secqueville

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