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Torteval-Quesnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Torteval-Quesnay in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 16 km from Torteval-Quesnay

Visit Torteval-Quesnay: highlights and tourist information

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Torteval-Quesnay is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 16 km and Creully at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Torteval-Quesnay, 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 Torteval-Quesnay in Normandy.

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



at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide

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

Map of places to visit near Torteval-Quesnay


Markets in and near Torteval-Quesnay

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (9km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (21km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)

More information about Torteval-Quesnay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Torteval-Quesnay, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (16km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (9km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (20km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (13km)
  • Roches de Ham (25km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (27km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (32km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (36km)
  • Baie des Veys (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (8km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (21km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (54km)

Geography and distances

Torteval-Quesnay is in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Torteval-Quesnay is 227 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Torteval-Quesnay

Canton: Caumont-l'Éventé

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14240

Distance to Torteval-Quesnay

from Caen (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 227 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 860 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 623 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anctoville, Cahagnolles, Caumont-l'Evente, Lingevres, Livry, Longraye, Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Saint-Paul-du-Vernay and Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy.

This page in French: Visiter Torteval-Quesnay

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