La Bazoque tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Bazoque in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 17 km from La Bazoque

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La Bazoque is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Bazoque in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 17 km and Normandy landing beaches at 24 km.

La Bazoque, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

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at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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Map of places to visit near La Bazoque


Markets in and near La Bazoque

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (28km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near La Bazoque, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (17km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (26km)
  • Argences (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (3km)
  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Baie des Veys (31km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (36km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (40km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (17km)
  • Villers-Bocage (18km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (49km)

Geography and distances

La Bazoque is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: La Bazoque is 237 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bazoque

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to La Bazoque

from Caen (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 237 km

from Calais: 278 km

from Nice: 869 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 633 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balleroy, Berigny, Castillon, Cerisy-la-Foret, Cormolain, Foulognes, Litteau, Montfiquet, Montrabot, Planquery, Saint-Germain-d'Elle, Sallen and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter La Bazoque