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Photo of Billy in Calvados

Photo is of Beuvron at 15 km from Billy

Visit Billy: highlights and tourist information

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Billy is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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.

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!

Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd...

See Beuvron guide
Caen

Caen

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caen guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 22 km (direction south)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting...

See Falaise guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 31 km (direction east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 32 km (direction east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Creully

Creully

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Deauville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Billy

 
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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

What to do at Billy? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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