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Hottot-les-Bagues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hottot-les-Bagues in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 14 km from Hottot-les-Bagues

Visit Hottot-les-Bagues: highlights and tourist information

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Hottot-les-Bagues is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 14 km and Creully at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hottot-les-Bagues, 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 Hottot-les-Bagues in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 21 km (direction east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 30 km (direction north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Vire

Vire

at 39 km (direction south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of...

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 65 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Hottot-les-Bagues

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Markets in and near Hottot-les-Bagues

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (3km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (19km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (24km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Hottot-les-Bagues, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (13km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (21km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (21km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (30km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Baie des Veys (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (8km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Hottot-les-Bagues is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Hottot-les-Bagues is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hottot-les-Bagues

Canton: Caumont-l'Éventé

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14250

Distance to Hottot-les-Bagues

from Caen (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 857 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anctoville, Buceels, Cristot, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Juaye-Mondaye, Juvigny-sur-Seulles, Lingevres, Longraye, Monts-en-Bessin, Noyers-Bocage, Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, Saint-Vaast-sur-Seulles, Tessel, Tilly-sur-Seulles, Trungy and Vendes.

This page in French: Visiter Hottot-les-Bagues

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