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Bernieres-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bernieres-sur-Mer in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 11 km from Bernieres-sur-Mer

Visit Bernieres-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Bernieres-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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!

Creully

Creully

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of...

See Cabourg guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 23 km (direction east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and...

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 35 km (direction west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of...

See Trouville guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bernieres-sur-Mer

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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

What to do at Bernieres-sur-Mer? 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)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (15km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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