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Moulines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 15 km from Moulines

Visit Moulines: highlights and tourist information

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Moulines is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 15 km and Caen at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moulines, 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 Moulines in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 34 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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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Creully

Creully

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Vire

Vire

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moulines

 
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Markets in and near Moulines

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (15km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (20km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (22km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (23km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Moulines, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Moulines, France

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

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) (22km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (36km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)
  • Sassy (44km)
  • Boutemont (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (13km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (20km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (22km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moulines is in the north of France at 22 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Moulines is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moulines

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Moulines

from Caen (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 594 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acqueville, Angoville, Barbery, Boulon, Bretteville-le-Rabet, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cesny-Bois-Halbout, Donnay, Espins, Fontaine-le-Pin, Fresney-le-Vieux, Gouvix, Grainville-Langannerie, Martainville, Meslay, Placy, Saint-Germain-le-Vasson, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Tournebu, Urville and Ussy.

This page in French: Visiter Moulines

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