Planquery tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayeux at 17 km from Planquery

Visit Planquery: highlights and tourist information

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Planquery is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Planquery in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 17 km and Normandy landing beaches at 25 km.

Planquery, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 26 km (direction north-east)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
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Caen

Caen

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Vire

Vire

at 35 km (direction south)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 48 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Planquery, France

What to do at Planquery? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

 
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