Buceels tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayeux at 10 km from Buceels

Visit Buceels: highlights and tourist information

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Buceels 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 Buceels in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 10 km and Creully at 13 km.

Buceels, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 41 km (direction 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 43 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Vire

Vire

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 67 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide

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Markets in and near Buceels

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (2km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (19km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (22km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (23km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Buceels, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (8km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (11km)
  • Plantbessin (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (18km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (20km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (20km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)
  • Baie des Veys (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (12km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (31km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Buceels is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Buceels is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Buceels

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14250

Distance to Buceels

from Caen (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 859 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Brouay, Carcagny, Chouain, Conde-sur-Seulles, Cristot, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Ellon, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Hottot-les-Bagues, Juaye-Mondaye, Juvigny-sur-Seulles, Lingevres, Longraye, Loucelles, Nonant, Saint-Vaast-sur-Seulles, Tessel, Tilly-sur-Seulles and Vendes.

This page in French: Visiter Buceels

 
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