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Lasson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lasson in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 8 km from Lasson

Visit Lasson: highlights and tourist information

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Lasson is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 8 km and Caen at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lasson, 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 Lasson in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

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

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

See Deauville guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lasson

 
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Markets in and near Lasson

  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (10km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (13km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)

More information about Lasson, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Lasson, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (9km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (9km)
  • Plantbessin (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (8km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (9km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (14km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (31km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Roches de Ham (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (21km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (26km)
  • Touques (43km)
  • Domjean (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lasson is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Lasson is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lasson

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14740

Distance to Lasson

from Caen (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anguerny, Anisy, Authie, Basly, Cairon, Carpiquet, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Cully, Fontaine-Henry, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Mesnil-Patry, Putot-en-Bessin, Rosel, Rots, Saint-Contest, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Thaon and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Lasson

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