Billy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Billy: highlights and tourist information

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Billy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Billy is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beuvron at 15 km and Caen at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Billy, 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 Billy 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 Billy

Markets in and near Billy

  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (9km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (10km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (14km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (22km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Billy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Billy, France

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

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) (16km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (14km)
  • Boutemont (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (34km)
  • Plantbessin (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (17km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (18km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Billy

Canton: Bourguébus

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14370

Distance to Billy

from Caen (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

Billy 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 Billy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airan, Argences, Bellengreville, Canteloup, Cauvicourt, Cesny-Aux-Vignes-Ouezy, Chicheboville, Conde-sur-Ifs, Conteville, Fierville-Bray, Frenouville, Moult, Poussy-la-Campagne, Saint-Sylvain, Vieux-Fume and Vimont.

This page in French: Visiter Billy