Vaux-sur-Aure tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vaux-sur-Aure: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux-sur-Aure is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Vaux-sur-Aure is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 3 km and Arromanches at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaux-sur-Aure, 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 Vaux-sur-Aure 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 Vaux-sur-Aure

Markets in and near Vaux-sur-Aure

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (23km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (24km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (27km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Vaux-sur-Aure, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vaux-sur-Aure, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (3km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (27km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (28km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Baie des Veys (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (39km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-sur-Aure

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Vaux-sur-Aure

from Caen (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 258 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

Vaux-sur-Aure 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 Vaux-sur-Aure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arromanches, Barbeville, Bayeux, Commes, Cussy, Gueron, Longues-sur-Mer, Magny-en-Bessin, Maisons, Manvieux, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Ranchy, Ryes, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Sommervieu, Sully, Tour-en-Bessin, Tracy-sur-Mer, Vaucelles and Vaux-sur-Seulles.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-sur-Aure