Bernieres-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bernieres-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Bernieres-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Bernieres-sur-Mer is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 11 km and Arromanches at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bernieres-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 Bernieres-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 Bernieres-sur-Mer

Markets in and near Bernieres-sur-Mer

  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (2km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (5km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (19km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)

More information about Bernieres-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bernieres-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 Bernieres-sur-Mer.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (13km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (13km)
  • Plantbessin (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (14km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (16km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Falaises d'Etretat (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (33km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (22km)
  • Touques (37km)
  • Domjean (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bernieres-sur-Mer

Canton: Douvres-la-Délivrande

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14990

Distance to Bernieres-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 601 km

Getting here

Bernieres-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 Bernieres-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Banville, Beny-sur-Mer, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Graye-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer, Luc-sur-Mer, Reviers and Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Bernieres-sur-Mer