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Maizieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 14 km from Maizieres

Visit Maizieres: highlights and tourist information

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Maizieres is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 14 km and Beuvron at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maizieres, 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 Maizieres in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Falaise guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 22 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
 
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Caen

Caen

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maizieres

 
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Markets in and near Maizieres

  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (10km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (13km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (30km)

Hotels near Maizieres

More information about Maizieres, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Maizieres, France

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

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) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (41km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (7km)
  • Boutemont (34km)
  • Sassy (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (23km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (25km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (25km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (26km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (39km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maizieres is in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Maizieres is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maizieres

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14190

Distance to Maizieres

from Caen (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 259 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 581 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Conde-sur-Ifs, Ernes, Estrees-la-Campagne, Fierville-Bray, Magny-la-Campagne, Olendon, Ouilly-le-Tesson, Potigny, Rouvres, Saint-Sylvain, Sassy, Soignolles, Soumont-Saint-Quentin and Vieux-Fume.

This page in French: Visiter Maizieres

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