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Rocquancourt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Caen at 10 km from Rocquancourt

Visit Rocquancourt: highlights and tourist information

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Rocquancourt is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 10 km and Beuvron at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rocquancourt, 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 Rocquancourt in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 27 km (direction north-east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 35 km (direction north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 40 km (direction east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 41 km (direction east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rocquancourt

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Markets in and near Rocquancourt

  • Mondeville: market Thursday (9km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (14km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (18km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (23km)

More information about Rocquancourt, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Rocquancourt, France

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

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) (10km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Plantbessin (37km)
  • Boutemont (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (9km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (11km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (17km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rocquancourt is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Rocquancourt is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rocquancourt

Canton: Bourguébus

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14540

Distance to Rocquancourt

from Caen (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 258 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 474 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 Rocquancourt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulon, Bourguebus, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cagny, Cauvicourt, Cintheaux, Clinchamps-sur-Orne, Fontenay-le-Marmion, Frenouville, Fresney-le-Puceux, Garcelles-Secqueville, Hubert-Folie, Ifs, Laize-la-Ville, May-sur-Orne, Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil, Saint-Andre-sur-Orne, Saint-Martin-de-Fontenay, Soliers and Tilly-la-Campagne.

This page in French: Visiter Rocquancourt

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