Preaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Preaux: highlights and tourist information

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Preaux is situated in the Seine-Maritime department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Rouen, the department capital (general information: Preaux is 108 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rouen at 11 km and Lyons-la-Foret at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Preaux, 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 in Normandy.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Seine-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Preaux

Markets in and near Preaux

  • Darnetal: market Sunday (8km)
  • Bihorel: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Bonsecours: market Friday (11km)
  • Mont-Saint-Aignan: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Montville: market Saturday (13km)
  • Sotteville-les-Rouen: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Buchy: market Monday (14km)
  • Le Petit-Quevilly: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Canteleu: market Saturday (15km)
  • Rouen: market Tuesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (15km)

More information about Preaux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Preaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Forges-les-Eaux (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Georges de Boscherville (Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Jumièges (Jumieges) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (40km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Plume (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (15km)
  • Clos du Coudray (18km)
  • Jardin de Bellevue (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Georges (20km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (24km)
  • Jardins de Bosmelet (24km)
  • Parc de Galleville (41km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (42km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (45km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (45km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (48km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (51km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (53km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (38km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rouen (11km)
  • Elbeuf (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Clères (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Preaux

Canton: Darnétal

Arrondissement: Rouen

Department: Seine-Maritime

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 76160

Distance to Preaux

from Rouen (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 108 km

from Calais: 168 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

Preaux is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, with Le Havre and Dieppe on the coast here being very convenient. For driving distances to Preaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzouville-sur-Ry, Bierville, Blainville-Crevon, Bois-l'Eveque, Darnetal, Fontaine-sous-Preaux, Grainville-sur-Ry, Isneauville, La Vieux-Rue, Martainville-Epreville, Morgny-la-Pommeraye, Pierreval, Quincampoix, Saint-Georges-sur-Fontaine, Saint-Jacques-sur-Darnetal, Saint-Martin-du-Vivier and Servaville-Salmonville.

This page in French: Visiter Preaux