Grainville-Langannerie tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 15 km from Grainville-Langannerie

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Grainville-Langannerie is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Grainville-Langannerie in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 15 km and Caen at 20 km.

Grainville-Langannerie, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisieux guide


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
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute to Saint-Therese,...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide

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Markets in and near Grainville-Langannerie

  • Falaise: market Saturday (14km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Grainville-Langannerie, France

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

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) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (36km)
  • Boutemont (40km)
  • Plantbessin (44km)
  • Sassy (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (19km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (21km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (46km)

Geography and distances

Grainville-Langannerie is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Grainville-Langannerie is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grainville-Langannerie

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14190

Distance to Grainville-Langannerie

from Caen (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 826 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bretteville-le-Rabet, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cauvicourt, Cintheaux, Estrees-la-Campagne, Fierville-Bray, Fontaine-le-Pin, Gouvix, Moulines, Ouilly-le-Tesson, Potigny, Saint-Germain-le-Vasson, Saint-Sylvain, Soignolles, Soumont-Saint-Quentin, Tournebu and Urville.

This page in French: Visiter Grainville-Langannerie