Rouvres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouvres in Calvados

Visit Rouvres: highlights and tourist information

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Rouvres is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Rouvres is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 13 km and Beuvron at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouvres, 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 Rouvres 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 Rouvres

Markets in and near Rouvres

  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (11km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (12km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Rouvres, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Rouvres, France

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

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) (24km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (7km)
  • Boutemont (35km)
  • Sassy (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (24km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (25km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (27km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouvres

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14190

Distance to Rouvres

from Caen (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 582 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bons-Tassilly, Conde-sur-Ifs, Ernes, Estrees-la-Campagne, Magny-la-Campagne, Maizieres, Olendon, Ouilly-le-Tesson, Perrieres, Potigny, Saint-Sylvain, Sassy, Soignolles, Soumont-Saint-Quentin and Vieux-Fume.

This page in French: Visiter Rouvres