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Longraye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Longraye in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 13 km from Longraye

Visit Longraye: highlights and tourist information

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Longraye is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 13 km (direction )

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Vire

Vire

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate,...

See Houlgate guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 67 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several...

See Argentan guide

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Map of places to visit near Longraye

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Longraye, France

What to do at Longraye? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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