Villers-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villers-sur-Mer in Calvados

Visit Villers-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Villers-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Villers-sur-Mer travel guide

Villers-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados, Normandy region, in the north of France at 30 km from Caen, the department capital. (General information: Villers-sur-Mer is 179 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Deauville at 7 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villers-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Villers-sur-Mer in Normandy. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Villers-sur-Mer

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Markets in and near Villers-sur-Mer

Market days in Villers-sur-Mer: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

Local markets

  • Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Friday (3km)
  • Houlgate: market Thursday (6km)
  • Deauville: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Trouville: market Wednesday & Wednesday & Sunday & Sunday (8km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (14km)

More information about Villers-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions to visit near Villers-sur-Mer, 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 Villers-sur-Mer 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) (30km) [Map]
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km) [Map]
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (23km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km) [Map]
  • Jardin d'art et d'essais (60km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (21km) [Map]
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (30km) [Map]
  • Prairie (Caen) (31km) [Map]
  • Falaises d'Etretat (46km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Touques (8km) [Map]
  • Cabourg (9km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (46km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (28km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-sur-Mer

Canton: Trouville-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14640

Distance to Villers-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 224 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

Villers-sur-Mer 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 Villers-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Villers-sur-Mer): Auberville, Benerville-sur-Mer, Blonville-sur-Mer, Bourgeauville, Branville, Deauville, Glanville, Gonneville-sur-Mer, Heuland, Houlgate, Saint-Pierre-Azif, Saint-Vaast-en-Auge, Tourgeville and Vauville.

This page in French: Visitez Villers-sur-Mer