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Nonant tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayeux at 6 km from Nonant

Visit Nonant: highlights and tourist information

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Nonant is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 6 km and Creully at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Nonant, 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 Nonant in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Vire

Vire

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide

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Map of places to visit near Nonant

 
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Markets in and near Nonant

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (7km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (17km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (21km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Nonant, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (4km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (7km)
  • Plantbessin (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (19km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (20km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (21km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Baie des Veys (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (62km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nonant is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Nonant is 222 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nonant

Canton: Bayeux

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Nonant

from Caen (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 222 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 863 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

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

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Bayeux, Brouay, Buceels, Carcagny, Chouain, Conde-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Cristot, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Ellon, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Gueron, Juaye-Mondaye, Le Manoir, Loucelles, Martragny, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Rucqueville, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Sommervieu, Vaux-sur-Seulles, Vienne-en-Bessin and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Nonant

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