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Mondrainville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mondrainville in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 12 km from Mondrainville

Visit Mondrainville: highlights and tourist information

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Mondrainville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 12 km and Creully at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mondrainville, 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 Mondrainville in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Vire

Vire

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mondrainville

 
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Markets in and near Mondrainville

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (9km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Mondrainville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Mondrainville, France

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

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) (12km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (16km)
  • Plantbessin (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (11km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (12km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (21km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (26km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (28km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (12km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (33km)
  • Domjean (41km)
  • Touques (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mondrainville is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Mondrainville is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mondrainville

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Mondrainville

from Caen (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenay, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Carpiquet, Cheux, Esquay-Notre-Dame, Evrecy, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Gavrus, Grainville-sur-Odon, Le Locheur, Missy, Mouen, Noyers-Bocage, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Tessel, Tournay-sur-Odon, Tourville-sur-Odon, Vendes, Verson and Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Mondrainville

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