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Thury-Harcourt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 23 km from Thury-Harcourt

Visit Thury-Harcourt: highlights and tourist information

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Thury-Harcourt is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 23 km and Caen at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thury-Harcourt, 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 Thury-Harcourt in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Vire

Vire

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 43 km (direction east-north-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 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thury-Harcourt

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Markets in and near Thury-Harcourt

Market days in Thury-Harcourt: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (12km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (22km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (24km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (24km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Thury-Harcourt, France

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

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) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)
  • Plantbessin (34km)
  • Sassy (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (8km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (22km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (24km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (41km)
  • Cabourg (43km)
  • Touques (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Thury-Harcourt is in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Thury-Harcourt is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thury-Harcourt

Canton: Thury-Harcourt

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14220

Distance to Thury-Harcourt

from Caen (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combray, Croisilles, Culey-le-Patry, Curcy-sur-Orne, Donnay, Espins, Esson, Goupillieres, Hamars, La Caine, Meslay, Moutiers-en-Cinglais, Ouffieres, Placy, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Laurent-de-Condel, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen and Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visiter Thury-Harcourt

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