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Beaumesnil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaumesnil in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 9 km from Beaumesnil

Visit Beaumesnil: highlights and tourist information

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Beaumesnil is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 9 km and Coutances at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Beaumesnil, 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 Beaumesnil in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and...

See Granville guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example...

See Lessay abbey guide
Creully

Creully

at 54 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 56 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Beaumesnil

 
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Markets in and near Beaumesnil

  • Vire: market Friday (10km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (15km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (27km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Beaumesnil, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (47km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (50km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (35km)
  • Plantbessin (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (10km)
  • Roches de Ham (15km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (33km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (38km)
  • Couesnon (49km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (50km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (54km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (55km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (15km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (19km)
  • Villers-Bocage (32km)
  • Ducey (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (11km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Beaumesnil is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Beaumesnil is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaumesnil

Canton: Saint-Sever-Calvados

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14380

Distance to Beaumesnil

from Caen (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bures-les-Monts, Campagnolles, Coulonces, Landelles-et-Coupigny, Le Mesnil-Benoist, Le Mesnil-Caussois, Le Mesnil-Robert, Mesnil-Clinchamps, Morigny, Pont-Bellanger, Pont-Farcy, Saint-Martin-Don, Saint-Sever-Calvados, Sainte-Marie-Laumont, Sainte-Marie-Outre-l'Eau and Sept-Freres.

This page in French: Visiter Beaumesnil

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