Asnieres-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Asnieres-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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Asnieres-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 46 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Asnieres-en-Bessin is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 3 km and Bayeux at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Asnieres-en-Bessin, 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 Asnieres-en-Bessin in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Asnieres-en-Bessin

Markets in and near Asnieres-en-Bessin

  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (15km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (23km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (31km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (34km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)

More information about Asnieres-en-Bessin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Asnieres-en-Bessin, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (29km)
  • Argences (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (14km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (46km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (37km)
  • Villers-Bocage (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Asnieres-en-Bessin

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Asnieres-en-Bessin

from Caen (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 265 km

from Nice: 888 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

Asnieres-en-Bessin 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 Asnieres-en-Bessin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Canchy, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Deux-Jumeaux, Ecrammeville, Englesqueville-la-Percee, Formigny, La Cambe, Longueville, Louvieres, Normandy landing beaches, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Saint-Pierre-du-Mont, Surrain and Vierville-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Asnieres-en-Bessin