Balleroy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balleroy in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 14 km from Balleroy

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Balleroy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Balleroy in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 14 km and Normandy landing beaches at 22 km.

Balleroy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-east)

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of visitors interested...

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at 23 km (direction north-east)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was built during...

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is a very...

See Caen guide


at 38 km (direction south)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

See Vire guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th century...

See Coutances guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments in the...

See Falaise guide

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Markets in and near Balleroy

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (7km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (27km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Balleroy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Balleroy, France

What to do at Balleroy? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Balleroy.

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (14km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (20km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (4km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (22km)
  • Argences (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (4km)
  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Baie des Veys (31km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (20km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (53km)

Geography and distances

Balleroy is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Balleroy is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balleroy

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Balleroy

from Caen (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 869 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Balleroy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cahagnolles, Castillon, Cormolain, Foulognes, La Bazoque, Le Tronquay, Litteau, Montfiquet, Noron-la-Poterie, Planquery, Saint-Paul-du-Vernay, Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Balleroy