Le Torquesne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Torquesne in Calvados

Photo is of Chateau de Boutemont at 5 km from Le Torquesne

Visit Le Torquesne: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Torquesne in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Boutemont at 5 km and Lisieux at 9 km.

Le Torquesne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long way to...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 10 km (direction south-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute to Saint-Therese,...

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Beuvron guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Deauville guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th century villas,...

See Trouville guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Houlgate guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville also has a...

See Villerville guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest and active...

See Cabourg guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

There are lots of interesting things to see in Honfleur - if you can...

See Honfleur guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Le Torquesne


Markets in and near Le Torquesne

  • Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (8km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (9km)
  • Cormeilles: market Friday (16km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Friday (17km)
  • Deauville: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Trouville: market Wednesday & Wednesday & Sunday & Sunday (18km)
  • Beuzeville: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Houlgate: market Thursday (20km)

More information about Le Torquesne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Torquesne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (6km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Touques (15km)
  • Cabourg (22km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (11km)

Geography and distances

Le Torquesne is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Torquesne is 164 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Torquesne

Canton: Blangy-le-Château

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14130

Distance to Le Torquesne

from Caen (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 164 km

from Calais: 227 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clarbec, Coquainvilliers, Drubec, Fierville-les-Parcs, Formentin, La Roque-Baignard, Le Breuil-en-Auge, Le Fournet, Manerbe, Manneville-la-Pipard, Norolles, Ouilly-le-Vicomte, Rocques, Saint-Hymer and Valseme.

This page in French: Visiter Le Torquesne