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Landes-sur-Ajon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Landes-sur-Ajon in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 20 km from Landes-sur-Ajon

Visit Landes-sur-Ajon: highlights and tourist information

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Landes-sur-Ajon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 20 km and Creully at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Landes-sur-Ajon, 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 Landes-sur-Ajon in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Vire

Vire

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Landes-sur-Ajon

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Markets in and near Landes-sur-Ajon

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (12km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (22km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Landes-sur-Ajon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Landes-sur-Ajon, France

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

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) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (20km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (19km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (20km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (20km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (29km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (44km)
  • Baie des Veys (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (5km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Landes-sur-Ajon is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Landes-sur-Ajon is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Landes-sur-Ajon

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14310

Distance to Landes-sur-Ajon

from Caen (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bauquay, Bougy, Courvaudon, Epinay-sur-Odon, Evrecy, Gavrus, La Caine, Le Locheur, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Longvillers, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Missy, Montigny, Monts-en-Bessin, Noyers-Bocage, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Tournay-sur-Odon, Vacognes-Neuilly, Villers-Bocage and Villy-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Landes-sur-Ajon

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