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Villers-Canivet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villers-Canivet: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-Canivet is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Villers-Canivet is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 7 km and Argentan at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villers-Canivet, 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 Villers-Canivet 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 Villers-Canivet


Markets in and near Villers-Canivet

  • Falaise: market Saturday (6km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (20km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (24km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (26km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (28km)

More information about Villers-Canivet, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Villers-Canivet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (28km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (14km)
  • Sassy (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (44km)
  • Boutemont (44km)
  • Plantbessin (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (16km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (27km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (29km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (34km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (48km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (37km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Canivet

Canton: Falaise-Nord

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14420

Distance to Villers-Canivet

from Caen (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

Villers-Canivet 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 Villers-Canivet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Bons-Tassilly, Falaise, Fontaine-le-Pin, Leffard, Noron-l'Abbaye, Ouilly-le-Tesson, Pierrepont, Potigny, Saint-Germain-Langot, Saint-Pierre-Canivet, Soulangy, Soumont-Saint-Quentin, Ussy and Versainville.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Canivet

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