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Le Tronquay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Tronquay in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 10 km from Le Tronquay

Visit Le Tronquay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 10 km and Normandy landing beaches at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Tronquay, 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 Tronquay in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Vire

Vire

at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 59 km (direction east-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 Le Tronquay

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Markets in and near Le Tronquay

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (4km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (25km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Tronquay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (18km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (3km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (20km)
  • Argences (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (6km)
  • Roches de Ham (27km)
  • Baie des Veys (28km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (33km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (33km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (40km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Tronquay is in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Tronquay is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Tronquay

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Le Tronquay

from Caen (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 872 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 630 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Arganchy, Balleroy, Barbeville, Blay, Campigny, Castillon, Cottun, Crouay, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Le Molay-Littry, Noron-la-Poterie, Ranchy, Saint-Paul-du-Vernay, Saon, Saonnet, Subles and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Tronquay

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