Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Vieux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 10 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Vieux is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 10 km and Creully at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vieux, 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 Vieux 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 Vieux

Markets in and near Vieux

  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (11km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (20km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (21km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Vieux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vieux, France

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

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) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (20km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (21km)
  • Plantbessin (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (9km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (10km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (19km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (22km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (45km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (16km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (30km)
  • Domjean (46km)
  • Touques (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (26km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vieux

Canton: Évrecy

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14930

Distance to Vieux

from Caen (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 262 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 601 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Orne, Avenay, Baron-sur-Odon, Clinchamps-sur-Orne, Esquay-Notre-Dame, Eterville, Evrecy, Feuguerolles-Bully, Fleury-sur-Orne, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Fontenay-le-Marmion, Fresney-le-Puceux, Gavrus, Laize-la-Ville, Louvigny, Maizet, Maltot, May-sur-Orne, Mondrainville, Mouen, Mutrecy, Saint-Andre-sur-Orne, Saint-Martin-de-Fontenay, Sainte-Honorine-du-Fay, Tourville-sur-Odon and Verson.

This page in French: Visiter Vieux