Vienne-en-Bessin travel guide
Visit Vienne-en-Bessin: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Creully at 6 km from Vienne-en-Bessin
Location: Vienne-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 21 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Vienne-en-Bessin is 221 km from Paris and 256 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Vienne-en-Bessin: these include Creully at 6 km and Bayeux at 6 km. Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) is a listed religious monument at 3 km and Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) is a listed religious monument at 3 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 Vienne-en-Bessin, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Vienne-en-Bessin
Note that all distances from Vienne-en-Bessin shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Vienne-en-Bessin holidays and travel
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Markets near Vienne-en-Bessin
- Bayeux: market every Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
- Tilly-sur-Seulles: market every Sunday (12km)
- Courseulles-sur-Mer: market every Tuesday & Friday (13km)
- Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market every Thursday (17km)
- Douvres-la-Delivrande: market every Thursday (17km)
- Le Molay-Littry: market every Thursday (19km)
- Caen: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
- Villers-Bocage: market every Wednesday (22km)
- Herouville-Saint-Clair: market every Wednesday (23km)
- Mondeville: market every Thursday (25km)
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 Vienne-en-Bessin and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Vienne-en-Bessin map below.
Religious Monument Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (3km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (3km); Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (4km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (6km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (21km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (25km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du château de Brécy (4km); Plantbessin (15km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (51km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Bayeux (7km)
Village D'etape Villers-Bocage (22km); Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Cabourg (36km); Domjean (44km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Jurques (32km)
Map of places to visit near Vienne-en-Bessin & Location Information
Distance to Vienne-en-Bessin
from Caen (local prefecture): 21 km
from Paris: 221 km
from Calais: 256 km
from Nice: 864 km
from Bordeaux: 494 km
from Strasbourg: 616 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 22 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Vienne-en-Bessin): Bazenville, Carcagny, Coulombs, Crepon, Creully, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Le Manoir, Magny-en-Bessin, Martragny, Meuvaines, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Nonant, Rucqueville, Ryes, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Sommervieu, Vaux-sur-Seulles 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 Vienne-en-Bessin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Vienne-en-Bessin