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Bernesq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bernesq in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 12 km from Bernesq

Visit Bernesq: highlights and tourist information

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Bernesq is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 12 km and Bayeux at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bernesq, 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 Bernesq in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Vire

Vire

at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Vire guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Barfleur guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 63 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

See Cherbourg guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 68 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Granville guide

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Map of places to visit near Bernesq

 
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Markets in and near Bernesq

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (6km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (22km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Bernesq, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bernesq, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (26km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (28km)
  • Argences (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (10km)
  • Baie des Veys (18km)
  • Roches de Ham (28km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (42km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (43km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bernesq is in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Bernesq is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bernesq

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Bernesq

from Caen (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 273 km

from Nice: 881 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 639 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Bricqueville, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Castilly, Colombieres, Ecrammeville, La Folie, Le Molay-Littry, Mandeville-en-Bessin, Rubercy, Saint-Marcouf, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny, Saonnet, Tournieres and Trevieres.

This page in French: Visiter Bernesq

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