Amfreville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Amfreville in Calvados

Visit Amfreville: highlights and tourist information

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Amfreville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Amfreville is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cabourg at 10 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Amfreville, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Amfreville in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Amfreville

Markets in and near Amfreville

  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (8km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (11km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (11km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)

More information about Amfreville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Amfreville, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amfreville.

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) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (25km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (31km)
  • Boutemont (34km)
  • Plantbessin (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (3km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (13km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Amfreville

Canton: Cabourg

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14860

Distance to Amfreville

from Caen (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bavent, Benouville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Breville, Colleville-Montgomery, Colombelles, Escoville, Gonneville-en-Auge, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Herouvillette, Ouistreham, Petiville, Ranville, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay, Sallenelles and Varaville.

This page in French: Visiter Amfreville