Basly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Basly in Calvados

Visit Basly: highlights and tourist information

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Basly is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Basly is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 8 km and Caen at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Basly, 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 Basly 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 Basly

Markets in and near Basly

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (4km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (6km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (21km)

More information about Basly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Basly, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (12km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (10km)
  • Plantbessin (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (11km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (12km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (35km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)
  • Roches de Ham (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (22km)
  • Touques (39km)
  • Domjean (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Basly

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14610

Distance to Basly

from Caen (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 247 km

from Nice: 854 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Anguerny, Anisy, Banville, Beny-sur-Mer, Cairon, Cambes-en-Plaine, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Fontaine-Henry, Graye-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer, Lasson, Le Fresne-Camilly, Luc-sur-Mer, Mathieu, Plumetot, Reviers, Rosel, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Thaon and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Basly