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Mathieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mathieu in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 8 km from Mathieu

Visit Mathieu: highlights and tourist information

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Mathieu is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 8 km and Creully at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mathieu, 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 Mathieu in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Creully guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of...

See Trouville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mathieu

 
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Markets in and near Mathieu

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (4km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (8km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (10km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (16km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Mathieu, France

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

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) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (14km)
  • Plantbessin (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)
  • Boutemont (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (7km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (7km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (9km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Mathieu is in the north of France at 8 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Mathieu is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mathieu

Canton: Douvres-la-Délivrande

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14920

Distance to Mathieu

from Caen (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 246 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anguerny, Anisy, Authie, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bieville-Beuville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Cairon, Cambes-en-Plaine, Colleville-Montgomery, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Epron, Fontaine-Henry, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Herouville-Saint-Clair, Lion-sur-Mer, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Saint-Contest and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Mathieu

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