Troarn tourism and travel guide

Photo of Troarn in Calvados

Visit Troarn: highlights and tourist information

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Troarn is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Troarn is 188 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beuvron at 10 km and Cabourg at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Troarn, 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 Troarn 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 Troarn

Markets in and near Troarn

Market days in Troarn: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Troarn: market Saturday (0km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (10km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (15km)

More information about Troarn, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Troarn, France

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

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) (13km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (30km)
  • Boutemont (30km)
  • Plantbessin (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (9km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (13km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (36km)

Towns of Art and history

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 (36km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Troarn

Canton: Troarn

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14670

Distance to Troarn

from Caen (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 188 km

from Calais: 245 km

from Nice: 834 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banneville-la-Campagne, Basseneville, Bavent, Cagny, Canteloup, Cuverville, Emieville, Escoville, Frenouville, Herouvillette, Janville, Ranville, Saint-Ouen-du-Mesnil-Oger, Saint-Pair, Saint-Pierre-du-Jonquet, Saint-Samson, Sannerville and Touffreville.

This page in French: Visiter Troarn