Banville tourism and travel guide
Visit Banville: highlights and tourist information
Banville is situated in the Calvados (Normandy region) in the north of France at 17 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Banville is 213 km from Paris).
Banville, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Banville. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Banville
More information about Banville & region
Markets in and near Banville
- Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
- Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (7km)
- Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (8km)
- Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
- Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (17km)
- Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
- Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (18km)
- Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
- Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (18km)
- Mondeville: market Thursday (20km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Banville, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Banville and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Churches or other religious monuments Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (7km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (9km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (16km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (17km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (35km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Brécy (6km); Plantbessin (25km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (47km)
Sites of natural beauty Jardin des plantes de Caen (16km); Pegasus Bridge (17km); Prairie (Caen) (18km); Forêt de Cerisy (32km); Rochers des Parcs (45km); Roches de Ham (51km)
Towns of Art and history Le Havre (47km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (28km); Torigni-sur-Vire (47km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cabourg (27km); Touques (43km); Domjean (53km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Banville
from Caen (prefecture): 17 km
from Paris: 213 km
from Calais: 247 km
from Nice: 860 km
from Bordeaux: 498 km
from Strasbourg: 607 km
Banville 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 Banville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 21 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Banville): Amblie, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bernieres-sur-Mer, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Crepon, Creully, Fontaine-Henry, Graye-sur-Mer, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Meuvaines, Reviers, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Thaon, Tierceville, Ver-sur-Mer and Villiers-le-Sec.
This page in French: Visitez Banville