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Amfreville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Amfreville in Calvados

Photo is of Cabourg at 10 km from Amfreville

Visit Amfreville: highlights and tourist information

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Amfreville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Caen

Caen

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there...

See Houlgate guide
 
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Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Creully

Creully

at 23 km (direction west)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in...

See Creully guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of...

See Trouville guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour...

See Arromanches guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at...

See Villerville guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 34 km (direction east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Amfreville

 
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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

What to do at Amfreville? 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)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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