Location: Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados (Normandy region) in the north of France at 18 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer is 214 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Creully at 4 km from Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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 Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer 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) (6km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (8km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (8km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (15km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (18km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (33km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Brécy (5km); Plantbessin (24km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (48km)
Sites of natural beauty Jardin des plantes de Caen (17km); Prairie (Caen) (19km); Pegasus Bridge (19km); Forêt de Cerisy (31km); Roches de Ham (50km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (28km); Torigni-sur-Vire (46km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cabourg (29km); Domjean (52km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)
from Caen (local prefecture): 18 km
from Paris: 214 km
from Calais: 248 km
from Nice: 861 km
from Bordeaux: 498 km
from Strasbourg: 608 km
We have 19 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer): Amblie, Asnelles, Banville, Bazenville, Beny-sur-Mer, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Crepon, Creully, Fontaine-Henry, Graye-sur-Mer, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Meuvaines, Reviers, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Tierceville, Ver-sur-Mer and Villiers-le-Sec.
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 Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer