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Ussy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ussy in Calvados

Photo is of Falaise at 9 km from Ussy

Visit Ussy: highlights and tourist information

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Ussy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 9 km and Caen at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ussy, 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 Ussy in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Argentan guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
 
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Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Creully

Creully

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

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

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

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

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ussy

 
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Markets in and near Ussy

  • Falaise: market Saturday (8km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (20km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (21km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (25km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (26km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Ussy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Ussy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (27km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (15km)
  • Sassy (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (42km)
  • Boutemont (45km)
  • Plantbessin (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (26km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (28km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (33km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (50km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (51km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ussy is in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Ussy is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ussy

Canton: Falaise-Nord

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14420

Distance to Ussy

from Caen (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 822 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 590 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Bons-Tassilly, Fontaine-le-Pin, Leffard, Martainville, Moulines, Noron-l'Abbaye, Ouilly-le-Tesson, Pierrepont, Potigny, Saint-Germain-Langot, Saint-Pierre-Canivet, Soulangy, Soumont-Saint-Quentin, Tournebu, Treprel and Villers-Canivet.

This page in French: Visiter Ussy

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