Rocquancourt tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rocquancourt in Calvados

Visit Rocquancourt: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Rocquancourt

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Rocquancourt is in the north of France. 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