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Litteau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Litteau in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 20 km from Litteau

Visit Litteau: highlights and tourist information

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Litteau is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 20 km and Normandy landing beaches at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Litteau, 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 Litteau in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 20 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 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Vire

Vire

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide
Caen

Caen

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Litteau

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Markets in and near Litteau

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (14km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (20km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (28km)

More information about Litteau, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Litteau, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (5km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (28km)
  • Argences (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (4km)
  • Roches de Ham (17km)
  • Baie des Veys (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (39km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (39km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (14km)
  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Litteau is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Litteau is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Litteau

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Litteau

from Caen (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 636 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balleroy, Berigny, Cerisy-la-Foret, Cormolain, La Bazoque, Montfiquet, Montrabot, Notre-Dame-d'Elle, Planquery, Rouxeville, Saint-Georges-d'Elle, Saint-Germain-d'Elle, Sallen and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Litteau

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