La Vacquerie tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Vacquerie in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 23 km from La Vacquerie

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La Vacquerie 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 Vacquerie in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 23 km and Vire at 28 km.

La Vacquerie, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 32 km (direction south)

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

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at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide


at 45 km (direction 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 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

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at 54 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 Vacquerie


Markets in and near La Vacquerie

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Vire: market Friday (28km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near La Vacquerie, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (27km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (30km)
  • Argences (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (11km)
  • Roches de Ham (15km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (37km)
  • Baie des Veys (38km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage (15km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (17km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (44km)

Geography and distances

La Vacquerie is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: La Vacquerie is 236 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Vacquerie

Canton: Caumont-l'Éventé

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14240

Distance to La Vacquerie

from Caen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 236 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berigny, Bieville, Caumont-l'Evente, Cormolain, Dampierre, Foulognes, La Lande-sur-Drome, Lamberville, Le Perron, Les Loges, Montrabot, Saint-Germain-d'Elle, Saint-Jean-Des-Essartiers, Sallen, Sept-Vents and Vidouville.

This page in French: Visiter La Vacquerie


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