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Le Locheur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Locheur in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 16 km from Le Locheur

Visit Le Locheur: highlights and tourist information

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Le Locheur is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 16 km and Creully at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Locheur, 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 Le Locheur in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Vire

Vire

at 38 km (direction south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 44 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 44 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Locheur

 
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Markets in and near Le Locheur

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (10km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (11km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (19km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (25km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)

More information about Le Locheur, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Locheur, France

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

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) (17km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (17km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (20km)
  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (16km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (22km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (26km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (37km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (48km)
  • Baie des Veys (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (8km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Locheur is in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Locheur is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Locheur

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Le Locheur

from Caen (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 610 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banneville-sur-Ajon, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Epinay-sur-Odon, Evrecy, Gavrus, Grainville-sur-Odon, Landes-sur-Ajon, Longvillers, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Maizet, Missy, Mondrainville, Monts-en-Bessin, Mouen, Noyers-Bocage, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Vaast-sur-Seulles, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tessel, Tournay-sur-Odon, Tourville-sur-Odon, Vacognes-Neuilly and Vendes.

This page in French: Visiter Le Locheur

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