Blainville-sur-Orne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blainville-sur-Orne in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 7 km from Blainville-sur-Orne

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Blainville-sur-Orne is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Blainville-sur-Orne in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 7 km and Cabourg at 16 km.

Blainville-sur-Orne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Caen guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest and active...

See Cabourg guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Creully guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are also some...

See Houlgate guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was built during...

See Arromanches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Deauville guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th century villas,...

See Trouville guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville also has a...

See Villerville guide

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Markets in and near Blainville-sur-Orne

  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (6km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (9km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)

More information about Blainville-sur-Orne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Blainville-sur-Orne, France

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

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) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (31km)
  • Plantbessin (36km)
  • Boutemont (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (3km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (6km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (7km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (37km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)

Geography and distances

Blainville-sur-Orne is in the north of France at 7 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Blainville-sur-Orne is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blainville-sur-Orne

Canton: Ouistreham

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14550

Distance to Blainville-sur-Orne

from Caen (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 246 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Benouville, Bieville-Beuville, Breville, Caen, Cambes-en-Plaine, Colleville-Montgomery, Colombelles, Cuverville, Demouville, Epron, Escoville, Giberville, Herouville-Saint-Clair, Herouvillette, Mathieu, Mondeville, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Ranville, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay, Sallenelles and Touffreville.

This page in French: Visiter Blainville-sur-Orne