Rosel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rosel: highlights and tourist information

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Rosel is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 8 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Rosel is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 8 km and Creully at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rosel, 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 Rosel 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 Rosel

Markets in and near Rosel

  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (9km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (12km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)

More information about Rosel, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Rosel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (9km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (9km)
  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (8km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (9km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (13km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (32km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Roches de Ham (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (26km)
  • Touques (43km)
  • Domjean (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rosel

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14740

Distance to Rosel

from Caen (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 852 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anguerny, Anisy, Authie, Basly, Cairon, Cambes-en-Plaine, Carpiquet, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Cully, Fontaine-Henry, Lantheuil, Lasson, Le Fresne-Camilly, Putot-en-Bessin, Rots, Saint-Contest, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Thaon and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Rosel