La Caine tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Caine in Calvados

Visit La Caine: highlights and tourist information

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La Caine is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: La Caine is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 20 km and Creully at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Caine, 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 La Caine 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 La Caine

Markets in and near La Caine

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (18km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (28km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (29km)

More information about La Caine, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Caine, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Caine.

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) (20km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Plantbessin (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km)
  • Sassy (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (19km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (20km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (29km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (32km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)
  • Baie des Veys (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (11km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (17km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Caine

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to La Caine

from Caen (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 841 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

La Caine 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 La Caine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bonnemaison, Courvaudon, Croisilles, Curcy-sur-Orne, Goupillieres, Grimbosq, Hamars, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Maizet, Montigny, Ouffieres, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Thury-Harcourt, Trois-Monts and Vacognes-Neuilly.

This page in French: Visiter La Caine