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Bricqueville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bricqueville in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 11 km from Bricqueville

Visit Bricqueville: highlights and tourist information

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Bricqueville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 11 km and Bayeux at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bricqueville, 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 Bricqueville in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 11 km (direction north-east)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman...

See Lessay abbey guide
Caen

Caen

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Barfleur guide
Vire

Vire

at 50 km (direction south)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the...

See Vire guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and...

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bricqueville

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Markets in and near Bricqueville

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (8km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (12km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (21km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (28km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (29km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Bricqueville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bricqueville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (19km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (29km)
  • Argences (46km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (12km)
  • Baie des Veys (16km)
  • Roches de Ham (30km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (45km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)
  • Villers-Bocage (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bricqueville is in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Bricqueville is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bricqueville

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Bricqueville

from Caen (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 273 km

from Nice: 884 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Bernesq, Canchy, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Castilly, Colombieres, Ecrammeville, Formigny, La Cambe, La Folie, Lison, Longueville, Monfreville, Saint-Germain-du-Pert, Saint-Marcouf, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny, Trevieres and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Bricqueville

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