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Jort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jort in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 12 km from Jort

Visit Jort: highlights and tourist information

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Jort is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 12 km and Cambremer at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jort, 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 Jort in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Falaise guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
 
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Argentan

Argentan

at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse...

See Haras du Pin guide
Caen

Caen

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jort

 
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Markets in and near Jort

  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (6km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (11km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (12km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (17km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (24km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (28km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (31km)

More information about Jort, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Jort, France

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

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) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (48km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (2km)
  • Boutemont (32km)
  • Sassy (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (29km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (31km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (32km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (33km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (36km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jort is in the north of France at 31 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Jort is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jort

Canton: Morteaux-Couliboeuf

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14170

Distance to Jort

from Caen (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barou-en-Auge, Bernieres-d'Ailly, Courcy, Ernes, Hieville, Louvagny, Morteaux-Couliboeuf, Perrieres, Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, Sassy, Vaudeloges, Vendeuvre and Vicques.

This page in French: Visiter Jort

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