Planquery tourism and travel guide

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Visit Planquery: highlights and tourist information

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Planquery is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Planquery is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 17 km and Normandy landing beaches at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Planquery, 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 Planquery 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 Planquery

Markets in and near Planquery

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (10km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (21km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (30km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Planquery, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Planquery, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Planquery.

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (17km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (6km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (24km)
  • Argences (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (5km)
  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Baie des Veys (33km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (40km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (17km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Planquery

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Planquery

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 867 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

Planquery 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 Planquery from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balleroy, Cahagnolles, Castillon, Cormolain, Foulognes, La Bazoque, Litteau, Livry, Montfiquet, Montrabot, Saint-Germain-d'Elle, Saint-Paul-du-Vernay, Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy, Sallen and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Planquery