Vaucelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaucelles in Calvados

Visit Vaucelles: highlights and tourist information

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Vaucelles is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Vaucelles is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 3 km and Arromanches at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaucelles, 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 Vaucelles 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 Vaucelles

Markets in and near Vaucelles

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (11km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (26km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (26km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (30km)

More information about Vaucelles, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vaucelles, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (12km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (13km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (15km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (29km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (31km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (36km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaucelles

Canton: Bayeux

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Vaucelles

from Caen (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 624 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agy, Arganchy, Barbeville, Bayeux, Campigny, Commes, Cottun, Crouay, Cussy, Etreham, Gueron, Longues-sur-Mer, Magny-en-Bessin, Maisons, Manvieux, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Mosles, Ranchy, Russy, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Subles, Sully, Tour-en-Bessin and Vaux-sur-Aure.

This page in French: Visiter Vaucelles