Beny-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beny-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Beny-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Beny-sur-Mer is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 8 km and Caen at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beny-sur-Mer, 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 Beny-sur-Mer 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 Beny-sur-Mer

Markets in and near Beny-sur-Mer

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (4km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (5km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)

More information about Beny-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Beny-sur-Mer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (12km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (13km)
  • 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 (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (12km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (13km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (14km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (35km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • 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 (23km)
  • Touques (39km)
  • Domjean (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beny-sur-Mer

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14440

Distance to Beny-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 246 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

Beny-sur-Mer 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 Beny-sur-Mer 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, Basly, Bernieres-sur-Mer, Cairon, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Fontaine-Henry, Graye-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer, Le Fresne-Camilly, Luc-sur-Mer, Mathieu, Plumetot, Reviers, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Thaon and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Beny-sur-Mer