Grainville-sur-Odon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grainville-sur-Odon: highlights and tourist information

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Grainville-sur-Odon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Grainville-sur-Odon is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 13 km and Creully at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grainville-sur-Odon, 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 Grainville-sur-Odon in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Grainville-sur-Odon

Markets in and near Grainville-sur-Odon

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (8km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (16km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Grainville-sur-Odon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Grainville-sur-Odon, France

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

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) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (14km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (16km)
  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)

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 (26km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Roches de Ham (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (52km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (22km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grainville-sur-Odon

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Grainville-sur-Odon

from Caen (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 849 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

Grainville-sur-Odon 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 Grainville-sur-Odon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenay, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Carpiquet, Cheux, Esquay-Notre-Dame, Evrecy, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Gavrus, Le Locheur, Missy, Mondrainville, Monts-en-Bessin, Mouen, Noyers-Bocage, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Tessel, Tournay-sur-Odon, Tourville-sur-Odon, Vendes and Verson.

This page in French: Visiter Grainville-sur-Odon