Benouville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Benouville in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 9 km from Benouville

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Benouville 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 Benouville in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 9 km and Cabourg at 13 km.

Benouville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Caen

Caen

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Caen guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists are brought...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
 
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Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses and is...

See Beuvron guide
Creully

Creully

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th century villas,...

See Trouville guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville also has a...

See Villerville guide

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Markets in and near Benouville

  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (8km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (9km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)

More information about Benouville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Benouville, France

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

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) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (32km)
  • Plantbessin (37km)
  • Boutemont (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (1km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (9km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (10km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Benouville is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Benouville is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benouville

Canton: Ouistreham

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14970

Distance to Benouville

from Caen (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 244 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Bieville-Beuville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Breville, Colleville-Montgomery, Colombelles, Cresserons, Cuverville, Escoville, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Herouville-Saint-Clair, Herouvillette, Ouistreham, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Ranville, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay, Sallenelles and Touffreville.

This page in French: Visiter Benouville