Dives-sur-Mer travel guide
Visit Dives-sur-Mer: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Dives-sur-Mer travel guide
Location: Dives-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 23 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Dives-sur-Mer is 185 km from Paris and 232 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Dives-sur-Mer: seasonal market: Tuesday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Dives-sur-Mer: these include Cabourg at 1 km and Houlgate at 3 km. Cabourg is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 1 km and Beuvron is a listed most beautiful village at 12 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Dives-sur-Mer, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Dives-sur-Mer
Le Havre 27km
Note that all distances from Dives-sur-Mer shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Dives-sur-Mer holidays and travel
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Markets near Dives-sur-Mer
- Dives-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday - seasonal market only - (0km)
- Cabourg: market every Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only - (1km)
- Cabourg: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (1km)
- Houlgate: market every Thursday (2km)
- Villers-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday & Friday (8km)
- Ouistreham: market every Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only - (11km)
- Ouistreham: market every Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
- Blonville-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday - seasonal market only - (11km)
- Blonville-sur-Mer: market every Friday (11km)
- Troarn: market every Saturday (13km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Dives-sur-Mer and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Dives-sur-Mer map below.
Heritage Site Le Havre (27km)
Most Beautiful Village Beuvron (12km)
Recommended Detour Honfleur (29km)
Religious Monument Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (22km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (35km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
Remarkable Garden Boutemont (26km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km); Jardins du château de Brécy (34km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Honfleur (28km)
Town Of Art And History Le Havre (27km); Orbec (47km)
Village D'etape Villers-Bocage (46km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (32km)
Map of places to visit near Dives-sur-Mer & Location Information
Distance to Dives-sur-Mer
from Caen (local prefecture): 23 km
from Paris: 185 km
from Calais: 232 km
from Nice: 838 km
from Bordeaux: 496 km
from Strasbourg: 578 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Dives-sur-Mer): Angerville, Auberville, Brucourt, Cabourg, Cricqueville-en-Auge, Douville-en-Auge, Gonneville-sur-Mer, Grangues, Houlgate, Periers-en-Auge, Petiville and Varaville.
Calvados 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 Dives-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Dives-sur-Mer