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Hamars tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hamars: highlights and tourist information

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Hamars is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Hamars is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 24 km and Falaise at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hamars, 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 Hamars 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 Hamars


Markets in and near Hamars

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (21km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (25km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Hamars, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Hamars, France

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

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) (25km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (29km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km)
  • Sassy (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (11km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (23km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (25km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (33km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (12km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hamars

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Hamars

from Caen (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 840 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bauquay, Bonnemaison, Campandre-Valcongrain, Cauville, Courvaudon, Culey-le-Patry, Curcy-sur-Orne, Goupillieres, La Caine, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Montigny, Ouffieres, Roucamps, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, Thury-Harcourt and Trois-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Hamars

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