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Lantheuil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lantheuil in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 2 km from Lantheuil

Visit Lantheuil: highlights and tourist information

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Lantheuil is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 2 km and Arromanches at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lantheuil, 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 Lantheuil in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 2 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its...

See Trouville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lantheuil

 
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Markets in and near Lantheuil

  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (12km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)

More information about Lantheuil, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Lantheuil, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (5km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (5km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (4km)
  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (15km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (18km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (28km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (40km)
  • Baie des Veys (46km)
  • Roches de Ham (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (23km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (29km)
  • Touques (46km)
  • Domjean (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lantheuil is in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Lantheuil is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lantheuil

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

Distance to Lantheuil

from Caen (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 252 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

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

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Audrieu, Banville, Bazenville, Cairon, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Crepon, Creully, Cully, Fontaine-Henry, Lasson, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Manoir, Loucelles, Martragny, Putot-en-Bessin, Reviers, Rosel, Rucqueville, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Thaon, Tierceville and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Lantheuil

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