Grimbosq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grimbosq in Calvados

Visit Grimbosq: highlights and tourist information

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Grimbosq is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Grimbosq is 206 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 17 km and Falaise at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grimbosq, 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 Grimbosq 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 Grimbosq

Markets in and near Grimbosq

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (17km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Grimbosq, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Grimbosq, France

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

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) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (26km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (28km)
  • Plantbessin (31km)
  • Sassy (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (15km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (17km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (26km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (15km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (36km)
  • Domjean (43km)
  • Touques (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (22km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grimbosq

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Grimbosq

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 206 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 838 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

Grimbosq 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 Grimbosq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Orne, Boulon, Clinchamps-sur-Orne, Croisilles, Curcy-sur-Orne, Espins, Fresney-le-Puceux, Fresney-le-Vieux, Goupillieres, La Caine, Laize-la-Ville, Maizet, May-sur-Orne, Montigny, Moutiers-en-Cinglais, Mutrecy, Ouffieres, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Trois-Monts and Vacognes-Neuilly.

This page in French: Visiter Grimbosq