Rucqueville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Creully at 5 km from Rucqueville

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Rucqueville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rucqueville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 5 km and Bayeux at 9 km.

Rucqueville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Creully

Creully

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 47 km (direction east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Deauville guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 50 km (direction south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide

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Markets in and near Rucqueville

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (9km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (16km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Rucqueville, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (0km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (0km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (3km)
  • Plantbessin (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (17km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (23km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rucqueville is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Rucqueville is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rucqueville

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

Distance to Rucqueville

from Caen (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

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

We have 28 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Bazenville, Brouay, Carcagny, Chouain, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Conde-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Creully, Cully, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Lantheuil, Le Manoir, Loucelles, Magny-en-Bessin, Martragny, Nonant, Putot-en-Bessin, Ryes, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Sommervieu, Tierceville, Vaux-sur-Seulles, Vienne-en-Bessin and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Rucqueville

 
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