La Rocque tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Rocque in Calvados

Visit La Rocque: highlights and tourist information

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La Rocque is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: La Rocque is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 17 km and Domfront at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Rocque, 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 Rocque 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 Rocque

Markets in and near La Rocque

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (10km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vire: market Friday (16km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (31km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (32km)

More information about La Rocque, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Rocque, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (40km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (16km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (28km)
  • Roches de Ham (31km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (40km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (21km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (40km)
  • Ducey (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (28km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • Cabourg (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (14km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rocque

Canton: Vassy

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14410

Distance to La Rocque

from Caen (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 839 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Estry, La Chapelle-Engerbold, Lassy, Le Theil-Bocage, Lenault, Perigny, Pierres, Saint-Germain-du-Crioult, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets and Vassy.

This page in French: Visiter La Rocque