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Visit Le Locheur: highlights and tourist information

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

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Le Locheur


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)

Geography and distances

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

Le Locheur is in the north of France. 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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