Gavrus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gavrus in Calvados

Visit Gavrus: highlights and tourist information

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Gavrus is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Gavrus is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 13 km and Creully at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gavrus, 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 Gavrus 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 Gavrus

Markets in and near Gavrus

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (10km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (14km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (16km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (22km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)

More information about Gavrus, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gavrus, France

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

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) (14km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (18km)
  • Plantbessin (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (12km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (13km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (22km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (28km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (11km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (35km)
  • Domjean (40km)
  • Touques (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gavrus

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Gavrus

from Caen (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 265 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

Gavrus 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 Gavrus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenay, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Cheux, Esquay-Notre-Dame, Evrecy, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Grainville-sur-Odon, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Locheur, Maizet, Missy, Mondrainville, Mouen, Noyers-Bocage, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tessel, Tournay-sur-Odon, Tourville-sur-Odon, Vacognes-Neuilly, Vendes, Verson and Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Gavrus