Maizet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maizet in Calvados

Visit Maizet: highlights and tourist information

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Maizet is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Maizet is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 14 km and Creully at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maizet, 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 Maizet 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 Maizet

Markets in and near Maizet

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (24km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Maizet, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Maizet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (14km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (23km)
  • Plantbessin (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (13km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (19km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (35km)
  • Domjean (42km)
  • Touques (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (22km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maizet

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Maizet

from Caen (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 266 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

Maizet 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 Maizet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Orne, Avenay, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Boulon, Clinchamps-sur-Orne, Esquay-Notre-Dame, Evrecy, Feuguerolles-Bully, Gavrus, Goupillieres, Grimbosq, La Caine, Le Locheur, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Maltot, Missy, Montigny, Moutiers-en-Cinglais, Mutrecy, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Trois-Monts, Vacognes-Neuilly and Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Maizet