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Grentheville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grentheville in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 7 km from Grentheville

Visit Grentheville: highlights and tourist information

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Grentheville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 7 km and Beuvron at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grentheville, 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 Grentheville in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 20 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 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
 
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Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Creully

Creully

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still one...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Grentheville

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Markets in and near Grentheville

  • Mondeville: market Thursday (4km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (8km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (17km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)

More information about Grentheville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Grentheville, France

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

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) (7km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (25km)
  • Boutemont (37km)
  • Plantbessin (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (7km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (8km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (10km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (29km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grentheville is in the north of France at 7 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Grentheville is 195 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grentheville

Canton: Bourguébus

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14540

Distance to Grentheville

from Caen (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 195 km

from Calais: 252 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banneville-la-Campagne, Bellengreville, Bourguebus, Caen, Cagny, Chicheboville, Colombelles, Cormelles-le-Royal, Cuverville, Demouville, Emieville, Frenouville, Garcelles-Secqueville, Giberville, Hubert-Folie, Ifs, Mondeville, Sannerville, Soliers, Tilly-la-Campagne and Touffreville.

This page in French: Visiter Grentheville

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