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Lenault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lenault in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 21 km from Lenault

Visit Lenault: highlights and tourist information

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Lenault is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 21 km and Falaise at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lenault, 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 Lenault in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 37 km (direction south), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 45 km (direction south-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
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 53 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lenault

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Markets in and near Lenault

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (10km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (10km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Vire: market Friday (21km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (27km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Lenault, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Lenault, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (37km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (12km)
  • Roches de Ham (32km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (33km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (33km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (35km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (35km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (12km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lenault is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Lenault is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lenault

Canton: Condé-sur-Noireau

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14770

Distance to Lenault

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 839 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 615 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campandre-Valcongrain, Cauville, Danvou-la-Ferriere, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Rocque, Lassy, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Perigny, Pontecoulant, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille and Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets.

This page in French: Visiter Lenault

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