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Basseneville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Basseneville in Calvados

Photo is of Beuvron at 6 km from Basseneville

Visit Basseneville: highlights and tourist information

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Basseneville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beuvron at 6 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Basseneville, 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 Basseneville in Normandy.

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

Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

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

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

See Cabourg guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
 
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Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Caen guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Trouville guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 27 km (direction east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 28 km (direction east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villerville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Basseneville

 
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Markets in and near Basseneville

  • Troarn: market Saturday (4km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Houlgate: market Thursday (12km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (14km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (15km)

More information about Basseneville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Basseneville, France

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

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) (17km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (24km)
  • Boutemont (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (11km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (18km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Basseneville is in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Basseneville is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Basseneville

Canton: Dozulé

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14670

Distance to Basseneville

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 833 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 580 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bavent, Brucourt, Cleville, Cricqueville-en-Auge, Goustranville, Hotot-en-Auge, Janville, Petiville, Putot-en-Auge, Saint-Ouen-du-Mesnil-Oger, Saint-Pair, Saint-Pierre-du-Jonquet, Saint-Samson and Troarn.

This page in French: Visiter Basseneville

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