Preaux-Bocage tourism and travel guide

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Visit Preaux-Bocage: highlights and tourist information

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Preaux-Bocage is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Preaux-Bocage is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 18 km and Creully at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Preaux-Bocage, 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 Preaux-Bocage 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 Preaux-Bocage

Markets in and near Preaux-Bocage

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (9km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (20km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (28km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Preaux-Bocage, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Preaux-Bocage, France

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

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) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (23km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (25km)
  • Plantbessin (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km)
  • Sassy (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (17km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (17km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (19km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (31km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km)
  • Baie des Veys (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (10km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Preaux-Bocage

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Preaux-Bocage

from Caen (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 271 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

Preaux-Bocage 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 Preaux-Bocage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenay, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bonnemaison, Courvaudon, Curcy-sur-Orne, Evrecy, Goupillieres, Grimbosq, La Caine, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Locheur, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Maizet, Montigny, Ouffieres, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tournay-sur-Odon, Trois-Monts and Vacognes-Neuilly.

This page in French: Visiter Preaux-Bocage