Noron-l'Abbaye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 4 km from Noron-l'Abbaye

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Noron-l'Abbaye is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Noron-l'Abbaye in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 4 km and Argentan at 23 km.

Noron-l'Abbaye, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Haras du Pin guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide


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

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide


at 44 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 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide

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Markets in and near Noron-l'Abbaye

  • Falaise: market Saturday (4km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (21km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (21km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (23km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (24km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Noron-l'Abbaye, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (33km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (47km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (16km)
  • Sassy (32km)
  • Boutemont (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (49km)
  • Plantbessin (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (16km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (32km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (39km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (43km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (45km)

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 Jurques (39km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (52km)

Geography and distances

Noron-l'Abbaye is in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Noron-l'Abbaye is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Noron-l'Abbaye

Canton: Falaise-Nord

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14700

Distance to Noron-l'Abbaye

from Caen (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 816 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 587 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Cordey, Epaney, Falaise, Fourneaux-le-Val, Leffard, Les Loges-Saulces, Martigny-sur-l'Ante, Menil-Vin, Pierrepont, Saint-Germain-Langot, Saint-Martin-de-Mieux, Saint-Pierre-Canivet, Soulangy, Ussy, Versainville and Villers-Canivet.

This page in French: Visiter Noron-l'Abbaye


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