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Proussy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Proussy in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 25 km from Proussy

Visit Proussy: highlights and tourist information

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Proussy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 25 km and Vire at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Proussy, 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 Proussy in Normandy.

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



at 25 km (direction east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Vire guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in...

See Domfront guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several...

See Argentan guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Creully guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide


at 50 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 53 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse...

See Haras du Pin guide


Seaside resort at 55 km (direction north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Proussy


Markets in and near Proussy

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (4km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Vire: market Friday (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (33km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Proussy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Proussy, France

What to do at Proussy? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Proussy.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (35km)
  • Plantbessin (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (44km)
  • Sassy (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (6km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (38km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (44km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (56km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (38km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (46km)
  • Cabourg (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)

Geography and distances

Proussy is in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Proussy is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Proussy

Canton: Condé-sur-Noireau

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14110

Distance to Proussy

from Caen (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 450 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Proussy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berjou, Clecy, Conde-sur-Noireau, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Villette, Le Vey, Perigny, Pontecoulant, Saint-Denis-de-Mere, Saint-Germain-du-Crioult, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Pierre-du-Regard and Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille.

This page in French: Visiter Proussy

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