Noron-la-Poterie tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayeux at 9 km from Noron-la-Poterie

Visit Noron-la-Poterie: highlights and tourist information

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Noron-la-Poterie 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-la-Poterie in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 9 km and Arromanches at 18 km.

Noron-la-Poterie, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 31 km (direction east)

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

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at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 49 km (direction east)

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

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at 50 km (direction east)

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

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at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

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at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

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Markets in and near Noron-la-Poterie

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (7km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (25km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (26km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Noron-la-Poterie, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (15km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (15km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (2km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (17km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (8km)
  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (31km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (31km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (37km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (18km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (58km)

Geography and distances

Noron-la-Poterie is in the north of France at 31 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Noron-la-Poterie is 232 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Noron-la-Poterie

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Noron-la-Poterie

from Caen (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 232 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 869 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Arganchy, Balleroy, Barbeville, Blay, Campigny, Castillon, Cottun, Crouay, Gueron, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Le Tronquay, Ranchy, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Paul-du-Vernay, Saon, Subles, Trungy and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Noron-la-Poterie