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Gouvix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouvix in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 17 km from Gouvix

Visit Gouvix: highlights and tourist information

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Gouvix is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 17 km and Falaise at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gouvix, 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 Gouvix in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 29 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
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 29 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 32 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 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisieux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gouvix

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Markets in and near Gouvix

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (16km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (18km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (20km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Gouvix, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gouvix, France

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

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) (17km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)
  • Plantbessin (40km)
  • Boutemont (42km)
  • Sassy (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (18km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gouvix is in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Gouvix is 195 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouvix

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14680

Distance to Gouvix

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 195 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 592 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbery, Bretteville-le-Rabet, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cauvicourt, Cesny-Bois-Halbout, Cintheaux, Estrees-la-Campagne, Fresney-le-Puceux, Grainville-Langannerie, Laize-la-Ville, Moulines, Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil, Saint-Germain-le-Vasson and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Gouvix

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