Sallenelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sallenelles in Calvados

Visit Sallenelles: highlights and tourist information

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Sallenelles is situated in the Calvados, Normandy region, in the north of France at 13 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Sallenelles is 193 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cabourg at 9 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sallenelles, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sallenelles in Normandy. 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 Sallenelles

Markets in and near Sallenelles

  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (2km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (10km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (11km)
  • Houlgate: market Thursday (12km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (12km)

More information about Sallenelles, Normandy

Tourist attractions to visit near Sallenelles, 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 Sallenelles and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (13km) [Map]
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (26km) [Map]
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (34km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (24km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km) [Map]
  • Boutemont (34km) [Map]
  • Plantbessin (42km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (4km) [Map]
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (13km) [Map]
  • Prairie (Caen) (14km) [Map]
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (37km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km) [Map]
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sallenelles

Canton: Cabourg

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14121

Distance to Sallenelles

from Caen (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 239 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

Sallenelles 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 Sallenelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Sallenelles): Amfreville, Bavent, Benouville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Breville, Colleville-Montgomery, Escoville, Gonneville-en-Auge, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Herouvillette, Ouistreham, Petiville, Ranville, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay and Varaville.

This page in French: Visitez Sallenelles