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Rapilly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rapilly in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 11 km from Rapilly

Visit Rapilly: highlights and tourist information

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Rapilly is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 11 km and Argentan at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rapilly, 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 Rapilly in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Caen

Caen

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Domfront

Domfront

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

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

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Vire

Vire

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Vire guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 43 km (direction north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Sees

Sees

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there...

See Sees guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

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

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Creully

Creully

at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rapilly

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Markets in and near Rapilly

  • Falaise: market Saturday (11km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (18km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (27km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (29km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Rapilly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Rapilly, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (24km)
  • Sassy (33km)
  • Plantbessin (51km)
  • Boutemont (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (11km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (35km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (37km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (43km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rapilly is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Rapilly is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rapilly

Canton: Falaise-Nord

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14690

Distance to Rapilly

from Caen (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 818 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breel, Fourneaux-le-Val, La Foret-Auvray, Le Detroit, Le Mesnil-Villement, Les IsLes Bardel, Les Loges-Saulces, Martigny-sur-l'Ante, Menil-Hermei, Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne, Menil-Vin, Pierrefitte-en-Cinglais, Pierrepont, Pont-d'Ouilly, Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, Segrie-Fontaine and Treprel.

This page in French: Visiter Rapilly

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