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Herouville-Saint-Clair tourism and travel guide

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Visit Herouville-Saint-Clair: highlights and tourist information

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Herouville-Saint-Clair is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 5 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Herouville-Saint-Clair is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 5 km and Cabourg at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Herouville-Saint-Clair, 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 Herouville-Saint-Clair 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 Herouville-Saint-Clair


Markets in and near Herouville-Saint-Clair

Market days in Herouville-Saint-Clair: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (4km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (10km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (15km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)

More information about Herouville-Saint-Clair, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Herouville-Saint-Clair, France

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

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) (4km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (19km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)
  • Plantbessin (35km)
  • Boutemont (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (4km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (5km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (5km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (42km)

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 (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Herouville-Saint-Clair

Canton: Hérouville-Saint-Clair

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14200

Distance to Herouville-Saint-Clair

from Caen (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 248 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

Herouville-Saint-Clair 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 Herouville-Saint-Clair from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anisy, Benouville, Bieville-Beuville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Caen, Cambes-en-Plaine, Colombelles, Cormelles-le-Royal, Cuverville, Demouville, Epron, Escoville, Giberville, Herouvillette, Louvigny, Mathieu, Mondeville, Periers-sur-le-Dan and Ranville.

This page in French: Visiter Herouville-Saint-Clair

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