Ouilly-le-Tesson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ouilly-le-Tesson: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Ouilly-le-Tesson

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

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)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Ouilly-le-Tesson 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 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