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Roucamps tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roucamps in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 26 km from Roucamps

Visit Roucamps: highlights and tourist information

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Roucamps is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 26 km and Caen at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Roucamps, 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 Roucamps in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide
Caen

Caen

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 44 km (direction south), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets...

See Domfront guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites...

See Argentan guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide

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

Map of places to visit near Roucamps

 
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Markets in and near Roucamps

  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (4km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (21km)
  • Vire: market Friday (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Roucamps, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Roucamps, France

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

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) (29km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (15km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (28km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (29km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (29km)
  • Roches de Ham (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (36km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (38km)
  • Baie des Veys (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (10km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (10km)
 
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Geography and distances

Roucamps is in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Roucamps is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Roucamps

Canton: Aunay-sur-Odon

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14260

Distance to Roucamps

from Caen (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 281 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 615 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Roucamps from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-sur-Odon, Bauquay, Bonnemaison, Campandre-Valcongrain, Cauville, Courvaudon, Danvou-la-Ferriere, Hamars, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Ondefontaine, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay and Saint-Lambert.

This page in French: Visiter Roucamps

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