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Leffard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 8 km from Leffard

Visit Leffard: highlights and tourist information

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Leffard is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 8 km and Argentan at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leffard, 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 Leffard in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Caen

Caen

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), 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
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Vire

Vire

at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Creully

Creully

at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide

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

Map of places to visit near Leffard

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Markets in and near Leffard

  • Falaise: market Saturday (8km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (23km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (24km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (25km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (26km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)

More information about Leffard, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Leffard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (30km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (18km)
  • Sassy (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (45km)
  • Plantbessin (48km)
  • Boutemont (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (31km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (36km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (48km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (49km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Leffard is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Leffard is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leffard

Canton: Falaise-Nord

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14700

Distance to Leffard

from Caen (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoville, Bonnoeil, Bons-Tassilly, Le Detroit, Les Loges-Saulces, Martainville, Martigny-sur-l'Ante, Noron-l'Abbaye, Pierrepont, Potigny, Saint-Germain-Langot, Saint-Martin-de-Mieux, Tournebu, Treprel, Ussy and Villers-Canivet.

This page in French: Visiter Leffard

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