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Preaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rouen at 11 km from Preaux

Visit Preaux: highlights and tourist information

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Preaux is situated in the Seine-Maritime department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Rouen

Rouen

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town...

See Rouen guide
Lyons-la-Foret

Lyons-la-Foret

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure department

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
La Bouille

La Bouille

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

You will enjoy a stroll along the banks of...

See La Bouille guide
Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction west)

The extensive ruins of Jumieges Abbey are one of the...

See Jumieges Abbey guide
 
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Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th...

See Chateau Gaillard guide
Caudebec-en-Caux

Caudebec-en-Caux

at 36 km (direction west)

It is the houses and scenery along the banks of the Seine...

See Caudebec-en-Caux guide
Gerberoy

Gerberoy

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Oise department

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a...

See Gerberoy guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy,...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Vernon

Vernon

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks...

See Vernon guide
Dieppe

Dieppe

at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

Explore the port area then head to the castle and the...

See Dieppe guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in...

See Giverny Gardens guide
Veules-les-Roses

Veules-les-Roses

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-west)

Veules-les-Roses is a stunning village on the coast of Normandy, France...

See Veules-les-Roses guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you...

See La Roche-Guyon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Preaux

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Preaux, France

What to do at Preaux? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Preaux is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Rouen, the department capital (general information: Preaux is 108 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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