Longraye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Longraye in Calvados

Visit Longraye: highlights and tourist information

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Longraye is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Longraye is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 13 km and Creully at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Longraye, 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 Longraye in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Longraye

Markets in and near Longraye

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (6km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (25km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Longraye, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Longraye, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Longraye.

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (13km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (9km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (17km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (14km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (24km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (24km)
  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (32km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Baie des Veys (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Longraye

Canton: Caumont-l'Éventé

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14250

Distance to Longraye

from Caen (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 860 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anctoville, Buceels, Cahagnolles, Hottot-les-Bagues, Juaye-Mondaye, Lingevres, Livry, Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, Saint-Paul-du-Vernay, Saint-Vaast-sur-Seulles, Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy, Tilly-sur-Seulles, Torteval-Quesnay and Trungy.

This page in French: Visiter Longraye