Rocques tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rocques in Calvados

Visit Rocques: highlights and tourist information

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Rocques is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Rocques is 158 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Boutemont at 3 km and Lisieux at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rocques, 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 Rocques 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 Rocques

Markets in and near Rocques

  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (3km)
  • Cormeilles: market Friday (13km)
  • Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (14km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (16km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Beuzeville: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Deauville: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Friday (24km)
  • Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)

More information about Rocques, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Rocques, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rocques.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Jumièges (Jumieges) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (2km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (31km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (40km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (38km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (44km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Touques (22km)
  • Cabourg (29km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (5km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rocques

Canton: Lisieux 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14100

Distance to Rocques

from Caen (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 158 km

from Calais: 229 km

from Nice: 811 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 553 km

Getting here

Rocques 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 Rocques from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuvillers, Coquainvilliers, Courtonne-la-Meurdrac, Fauguernon, Firfol, Glos, Hermival-les-Vaux, Le Torquesne, Lisieux, Manerbe, Norolles, Ouilly-le-Vicomte and Saint-Desir.

This page in French: Visiter Rocques