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Urville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Urville in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 17 km from Urville

Visit Urville: highlights and tourist information

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Urville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Urville is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 17 km and Caen at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Urville, 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 Urville 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 Urville


Markets in and near Urville

  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (16km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (17km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Urville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Urville, France

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

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) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (33km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (34km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)
  • Boutemont (42km)
  • Sassy (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (17km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (19km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (24km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Urville

Canton: Bretteville-sur-Laize

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14190

Distance to Urville

from Caen (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbery, Bretteville-le-Rabet, Bretteville-sur-Laize, Cauvicourt, Cintheaux, Estrees-la-Campagne, Fontaine-le-Pin, Fresney-le-Puceux, Gouvix, Grainville-Langannerie, Moulines, Ouilly-le-Tesson, Poussy-la-Campagne, Saint-Germain-le-Vasson, Saint-Sylvain and Soumont-Saint-Quentin.

This page in French: Visiter Urville

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