Vassy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vassy in Calvados

Visit Vassy: highlights and tourist information

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Vassy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Vassy is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 16 km and Domfront at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vassy, 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 Vassy in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Vassy

Markets in and near Vassy

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (9km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Vire: market Friday (15km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (19km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (30km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Vassy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vassy, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (43km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (17km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (27km)
  • Roches de Ham (33km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (40km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (42km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (43km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (30km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (40km)
  • Ducey (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (30km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (18km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vassy

Canton: Vassy

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14410

Distance to Vassy

from Caen (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 295 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernieres-le-Patry, Caligny, Clairefougere, Estry, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Rocque, Le Theil-Bocage, Moncy, Pierres, Rully, Saint-Germain-du-Crioult and Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont.

This page in French: Visiter Vassy