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Rocques tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rocques in Calvados

Photo is of Chateau de Boutemont at 3 km from Rocques

Visit Rocques: highlights and tourist information

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Rocques is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 3 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 3 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 3 km (direction south-south-west)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Cambremer guide
 
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Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Beuvron guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction north-west)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still one...

See Deauville guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-west)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at...

See Villerville guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Houlgate guide
Honfleur

Honfleur

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

There are lots of interesting things to see in Honfleur...

See Honfleur guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Pont-Audemer

Pont-Audemer

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The canals and rivers are the highlight in Pont Audemer, famous...

See Pont-Audemer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rocques

 
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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

What to do at Rocques? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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