Prefecture of the Calvados

Monument in Caen

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The Prefecture of the Calvados is a monument in the commune of Caen in the Calvados in Lower Normandy. It is a great attraction for holidaymakers staying in the region. Here you can find useful information about this place as well as information on local tourist services.

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OTHER MONUMENTS IN THE AREA

Church Notre-Dame-de-la-Gloriette
in Caen (120 m)
Pavilion of the Sociétés savantes
in Caen (130 m)
Church Saint-Sauveur
in Caen (340 m)
Private Mansion of Mondrainville
in Caen (420 m)
Private Mansion of Than
in Caen (440 m)
Law Court of Caen
in Caen (480 m)
Private Mansion of Escoville
in Caen (490 m)
Church Saint-Pierre
in Caen (550 m)
Church Saint-Jean
in Caen (550 m)
Private Mansion of Blangy
in Caen (560 m)

TOURISM

Its Duke's castle, its two magnificent abbeys...
Famous in world history
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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 6°C - Max. 14°C

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

 
Riding lessons in the countrysideRiding lessons in the countryside
Argences
Bring the family, a holiday in the heart of a beautiful equestrian center in the countryside! Riding lessons on site. You can leave your children and take a stroll: many monuments and...
Located 17.5 km from the Prefecture of the Calvados20 €  
Horse-riding for leisure and CSO coursesHorse-riding for leisure and CSO courses
Landes-sur-Ajon
We invite you to enjoy riding through leisure (lectures, courses, hiking...) or the jumping competition. We organize excursions at the request of one or more days in the Bocage Normand...
Located 22 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 19 € to 250 €  
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beachesQuad or buggy on the D-Day beaches  
9.8
Asnelles
Discover the landing beaches during a quad biking or buggy, or on board a vintage jeep. You will discover places full of history and emotions.
Located 24 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 55 € to 210 €  

All leisure activities around the Prefecture of the Calvados

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAu Bureau Caen  
8.1
Caen
LUXURY, ELEGANCE AND CHARM RETRO - ... for new brewery pub that took place in the former CCI Caen. Leather chesterfield, bright brass, crystal chandeliers and ceiling waxed: the stage...
Located 270 m from the Prefecture of the Calvados19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantArchidona  
9
Caen
Archidona restaurant is an invitation to calm and relax. Sit in a contemporary setting with a cozy atmosphere. Side palace, offers a menu that changes with the seasons and the inspiration...
Located 480 m from the Prefecture of the Calvados30 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Dauphin  
8.9
  SPECIAL OFFER
Caen
PREMIUM - The Le Dauphin restaurant near the Museum of Fine Art Caen does not skimp on the presentation. Comfortable chairs, tablecloths pure white, bouquets of assorted flowers will...
Located 500 m from the Prefecture of the Calvados52 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLes Kiwis    
9.3
Épron
Near Caen, these harmonious bedrooms are tastefully decorated. You will enjoy the very nice garden. Nearly is the Caen Memorial and the Landing beaches. Special prices after 4 nights....
Located 4.8 km from the Prefecture of the Calvados60 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLe clos de l'Avonde     NEW
Cambes-en-Plaine
Marilyn and Eric welcome you to their house Cambes en Plaine, a small village north of Caen Memorial 5 minutes. We have two guest rooms, accommodation possible for 5 people.
Located 5.7 km from the Prefecture of the Calvados55 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsAncienne Ferme villeroy    
9.4
Cuverville
At 7 km from Caen and 10 km from the sea, 3 lovely rooms(TV, Wi-FI, ...)... In a very old farm, a historic place from the battle of Normandy (goodwood)... Free acces to a private museum...
Located 7.5 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 55 € to 65 € the double room 

All bed & breakfasts around the Prefecture of the Calvados

VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsApartment for 4 persons
Périers-sur-le-Dan
Between Caen and the sea in a small rural village, this apartment overlooking a large park is located on the ground floor of a large property. It is an ideal base for visiting the region...
Located 8.9 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 380 € to 506 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsLa Grimodière   NEW
Ranville
New, opening in April 2014 two cottages comprising kitchen with dishwasher, living room with sofa bed, 1 double bedroom, bathroom with bath, separate toilet, mezzanine bedroom. Separate...
Located 9.4 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 390 € to 495 € per week 
Farm for 4 personsFerme de Pierrepont  
9.4
Amblie
At the heart of Normandy, Eliane Fiquet Ringoot you a warm welcome in a family atmosphere at the farm in Pierrepont. Its locations Gîtes de France enjoy a very pleasant comfort with...
Located 15.3 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 265 € to 450 € per week 

All vacation rentals around the Prefecture of the Calvados

CAMPSITES

 
277 places over 7 haCamping les hautes coutures    
7.2
Bénouville
Camping located in the heart of the landing sites (beaches, museums, cemeteries), 10 km from Caen and 2.5 km from the sea and the beach and with direct access to the Caen Canal. Family...
Located 9.8 km from the Prefecture of the Calvados 
220 places over 4,5 haLa capricieuse    
8.7
Luc-sur-Mer
Family camp located 50 meters from the sea and close to shops. Pitches for tents, caravans and camper. Chalets and mobile homes. Camping labeled 'Quality Camping'
Located 15.3 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 12.72 € to 15.90 € per day 
160 places over 10 haChâteau de Martragny  
Martragny
Camping 4 star family 160 pitches, 4 tents lodge, two cottages and 5 guest rooms in the castle. Pool, tennis and playground for children. The bar & brasserie, the grocery store and...
Located 18.8 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosFrom 27.20 € to 32.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Adagio Caen Centre - Hotel in CaenAdagio Caen Centre     
8.3
Caen
The Adagio is located in the centre of Caen, on the banks of the River Orne. It offers a fitness centre and air-conditioned apartments with a modern décor and a lounge. Apartments at...
Located 840 m from the Prefecture of the CalvadosRoom from 72 €
Appart' City Caen - Hotel in CaenAppart' City Caen     
7.4
Caen
Appart'City Caen offers apartments and studios in the heart of Basse-Normandie. It is 12 km from the sea and the D-Day Landing Beaches from WWII. Decorated in a contemporary style,...
Located 3.4 km from the Prefecture of the CalvadosRoom from 35 €
Mercure Caen Centre Port De Plaisance - Hotel in CaenMercure Caen Centre Port De Plaisance     
8.2
Caen
Pleasantly situated facing the marina, 5 minutes from the city centre and pedestrian area, this Mercure hotel offers contemporary and elegant accommodation. The modern and stylish guestrooms...
Located 850 m from the Prefecture of the CalvadosRoom from 94 €

All hotels around the Prefecture of the Calvados

Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence & Spa Houlgate
Located on the Butte de Caumont hilltop with panoramic views of Houlgate, this residence is just a 15-minute walk from the beach and town centre. It offers...
Calvados
Camping des pommiers
Camping calme, propre. Au milieu des plages du débarquement, mer à 5 km, village 2 km. 1 location.
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