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Le Tourneur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Tourneur in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 15 km from Le Tourneur

Visit Le Tourneur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 15 km and Bayeux at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Tourneur, 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 Tourneur in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Domfront

Domfront

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 48 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the...

See Coutances guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Tourneur

 
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Markets in and near Le Tourneur

  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (14km)
  • Vire: market Friday (15km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (28km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Le Tourneur, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Tourneur, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (37km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (40km)
  • Argences (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (17km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (25km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (27km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (40km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (41km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (14km)
  • Villers-Bocage (18km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (32km)
  • Ducey (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (15km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (7km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Tourneur is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Tourneur is 232 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Tourneur

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Le Tourneur

from Caen (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 232 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 852 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bremoy, Carville, La Ferriere-Harang, Le Beny-Bocage, Le Mesnil-Auzouf, Montamy, Montchamp, Saint-Charles-de-Percy, Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, Saint-Martin-Des-Besaces, Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine and Sainte-Marie-Laumont.

This page in French: Visiter Le Tourneur

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