Grentheville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grentheville in Calvados

Visit Grentheville: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Grentheville

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Grentheville 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 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