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Olendon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Olendon: highlights and tourist information

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Olendon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Olendon is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 9 km and Cambremer at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Olendon, 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 Olendon in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Olendon


Markets in and near Olendon

  • Falaise: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (11km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (14km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (20km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (24km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Olendon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Olendon, France

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

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) (28km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (7km)
  • Sassy (36km)
  • Boutemont (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (23km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (27km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (29km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Olendon

Canton: Morteaux-Couliboeuf

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14170

Distance to Olendon

from Caen (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 817 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 581 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Bernieres-d'Ailly, Bons-Tassilly, Damblainville, Epaney, Ernes, Estrees-la-Campagne, Maizieres, Ouilly-le-Tesson, Perrieres, Potigny, Rouvres, Saint-Pierre-Canivet, Sassy, Soulangy, Soumont-Saint-Quentin and Versainville.

This page in French: Visiter Olendon

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