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Vacognes-Neuilly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vacognes-Neuilly in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 17 km from Vacognes-Neuilly

Visit Vacognes-Neuilly: highlights and tourist information

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Vacognes-Neuilly is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 17 km and Creully at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vacognes-Neuilly, 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 Vacognes-Neuilly in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Vire

Vire

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vacognes-Neuilly

 
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Markets in and near Vacognes-Neuilly

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (10km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Vacognes-Neuilly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vacognes-Neuilly, France

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

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) (17km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (23km)
  • Plantbessin (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (17km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (19km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (26km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (29km)
  • Roches de Ham (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (47km)
  • Baie des Veys (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (9km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vacognes-Neuilly is in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Vacognes-Neuilly is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vacognes-Neuilly

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Vacognes-Neuilly

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenay, Banneville-sur-Ajon, Bougy, Courvaudon, Esquay-Notre-Dame, Evrecy, Gavrus, Goupillieres, Grimbosq, La Caine, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Locheur, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Maisoncelles-sur-Ajon, Maizet, Missy, Montigny, Monts-en-Bessin, Noyers-Bocage, Ouffieres, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Preaux-Bocage, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tournay-sur-Odon and Trois-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Vacognes-Neuilly

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