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Russy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Russy in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 7 km from Russy

Visit Russy: highlights and tourist information

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Russy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 7 km and Bayeux at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Russy, 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 Russy in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 67 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Russy

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Markets in and near Russy

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (11km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (22km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (31km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (31km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Russy, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (17km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (19km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (19km)
  • Argences (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (17km)
  • Baie des Veys (24km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (36km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (30km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Russy is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Russy is 237 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Russy

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Russy

from Caen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 237 km

from Calais: 262 km

from Nice: 879 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colleville-sur-Mer, Commes, Cussy, Etreham, Formigny, Maisons, Mandeville-en-Bessin, Mosles, Normandy landing beaches, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Rubercy, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Sainte-Honorine-Des-Pertes, Sully, Surrain, Tour-en-Bessin, Vaucelles and Vierville-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Russy

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