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Ouilly-le-Tesson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ouilly-le-Tesson in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 11 km from Ouilly-le-Tesson

Visit Ouilly-le-Tesson: highlights and tourist information

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Ouilly-le-Tesson is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 11 km and Caen at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ouilly-le-Tesson, 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 Ouilly-le-Tesson in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 25 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 27 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 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

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

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

See Houlgate guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 37 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 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ouilly-le-Tesson

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Markets in and near Ouilly-le-Tesson

  • Falaise: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (14km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (14km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (22km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (22km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (25km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Ouilly-le-Tesson, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Ouilly-le-Tesson, France

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

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) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (40km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (10km)
  • Boutemont (39km)
  • Sassy (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km)
  • Plantbessin (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (20km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (23km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (25km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (28km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ouilly-le-Tesson is in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Ouilly-le-Tesson is 188 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouilly-le-Tesson

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14190

Distance to Ouilly-le-Tesson

from Caen (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 188 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 585 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bons-Tassilly, Bretteville-le-Rabet, Epaney, Estrees-la-Campagne, Fontaine-le-Pin, Grainville-Langannerie, Maizieres, Olendon, Potigny, Rouvres, Saint-Germain-le-Vasson, Soignolles, Soulangy, Soumont-Saint-Quentin, Urville, Ussy and Villers-Canivet.

This page in French: Visiter Ouilly-le-Tesson

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