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Vaubadon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaubadon in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 12 km from Vaubadon

Visit Vaubadon: highlights and tourist information

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Vaubadon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 12 km and Normandy landing beaches at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaubadon, 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 Vaubadon in Normandy.

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Vire

Vire

at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 59 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaubadon

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Markets in and near Vaubadon

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (5km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (22km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (25km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)

More information about Vaubadon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vaubadon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (19km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (19km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (3km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (22km)
  • Argences (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (4km)
  • Roches de Ham (25km)
  • Baie des Veys (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (22km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaubadon is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Vaubadon is 236 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaubadon

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Vaubadon

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 236 km

from Calais: 273 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Balleroy, Cahagnolles, Campigny, Castillon, La Bazoque, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Le Molay-Littry, Le Tronquay, Litteau, Montfiquet, Noron-la-Poterie, Planquery, Ranchy and Saint-Paul-du-Vernay.

This page in French: Visiter Vaubadon

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