Villy-Lez-Falaise tourism and travel guide

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Villy-Lez-Falaise is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villy-Lez-Falaise in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 4 km and Argentan at 19 km.

Villy-Lez-Falaise, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Falaise guide


at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

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Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training centres in...

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at 32 km (direction north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of the Normandy...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 32 km (direction north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set around a...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses and is...

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at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute to Saint-Therese,...

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at 38 km (direction north-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long way to...

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at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other sites of...

See Sees guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

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at 43 km (direction north-east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists are brought...

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Seaside resort at 44 km (direction north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest and active...

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Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a spa town...

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Markets in and near Villy-Lez-Falaise

  • Falaise: market Saturday (4km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (16km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (20km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (28km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (31km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (32km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Villy-Lez-Falaise, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Villy-Lez-Falaise, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (36km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (52km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (11km)
  • Sassy (28km)
  • Boutemont (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (24km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (35km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (37km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (40km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (41km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (46km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (46km)

Geography and distances

Villy-Lez-Falaise is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Villy-Lez-Falaise is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villy-Lez-Falaise

Canton: Falaise-Sud

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14700

Distance to Villy-Lez-Falaise

from Caen (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 579 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Beaumais, Crocy, Damblainville, Epaney, Eraines, Falaise, Fourches, Fresne-la-Mere, La Hoguette, Morteaux-Couliboeuf, Pertheville-Ners, Saint-Pierre-Canivet, Soulangy, Versainville, Vicques and Vignats.

This page in French: Visiter Villy-Lez-Falaise