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Periers-sur-le-Dan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Periers-sur-le-Dan in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 9 km from Periers-sur-le-Dan

Visit Periers-sur-le-Dan: highlights and tourist information

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Periers-sur-le-Dan is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 9 km and Creully at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Periers-sur-le-Dan, 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 Periers-sur-le-Dan in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Creully guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
 
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Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate,...

See Houlgate guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the...

See Arromanches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of...

See Trouville guide
Villerville

Villerville

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

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville...

See Villerville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Periers-sur-le-Dan

 
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Markets in and near Periers-sur-le-Dan

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (5km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (9km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (10km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (14km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (16km)

More information about Periers-sur-le-Dan, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Periers-sur-le-Dan, France

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

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) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (18km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (17km)
  • Plantbessin (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (36km)
  • Boutemont (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (5km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (8km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (10km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (40km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Periers-sur-le-Dan is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Periers-sur-le-Dan is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Periers-sur-le-Dan

Canton: Ouistreham

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14112

Distance to Periers-sur-le-Dan

from Caen (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 245 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anguerny, Anisy, Benouville, Bieville-Beuville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Cambes-en-Plaine, Colleville-Montgomery, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Epron, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Herouville-Saint-Clair, Lion-sur-Mer, Mathieu, Plumetot, Ranville, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay, Saint-Contest and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Periers-sur-le-Dan

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