Banville tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Banville in Calvados

Visit Banville: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Banville on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arromanches at 10 km and Bayeux at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Banville, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Banville. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Banville and location information

More information about Banville & region

Calvados (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Banville

Local markets

  • 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.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Beuvron (35km)

Churches or other religious monuments Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (7km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (9km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bayeux (16km)

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Banville

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

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

Getting here

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

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