Grainville-sur-Odon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grainville-sur-Odon in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 13 km from Grainville-sur-Odon

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 13 km and Creully at 16 km.

Grainville-sur-Odon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Caen

Caen

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east)

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

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Falaise

Falaise

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of visitors interested...

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Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 42 km (direction east)

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

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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 42 km (direction east)

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

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Vire

Vire

at 42 km (direction south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

See Vire guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Grainville-sur-Odon, France

What to do at Grainville-sur-Odon? 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)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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