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Janville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Janville in Calvados

Photo is of Beuvron at 9 km from Janville

Visit Janville: highlights and tourist information

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Janville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beuvron at 9 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Janville, 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 Janville in Normandy.

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

Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 15 km (direction east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 15 km (direction east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as...

See Cambremer guide
Caen

Caen

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Caen guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 28 km (direction east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still...

See Deauville guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 28 km (direction east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 29 km (direction east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 30 km (direction south)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Janville

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Markets in and near Janville

  • Troarn: market Saturday (3km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (12km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (12km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)

More information about Janville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Janville, France

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

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) (15km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (33km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (20km)
  • Boutemont (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (15km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (16km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (34km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Janville is in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Janville is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Janville

Canton: Troarn

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14670

Distance to Janville

from Caen (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 245 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 582 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argences, Banneville-la-Campagne, Basseneville, Bellengreville, Bissieres, Canteloup, Chicheboville, Cleville, Croissanville, Emieville, Escoville, Mery-Corbon, Moult, Saint-Ouen-du-Mesnil-Oger, Saint-Pair, Saint-Pierre-du-Jonquet, Saint-Samson, Sannerville, Touffreville, Troarn and Vimont.

This page in French: Visiter Janville

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