Gouvix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouvix in Calvados

Visit Gouvix: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Gouvix

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Gouvix 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 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