Castilly tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 15 km from Castilly

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Castilly 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 Castilly in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 15 km and Bayeux at 23 km.

Castilly, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide


at 35 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 37 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

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at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide


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

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

See Barfleur guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vire guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Cherbourg guide


Seaside resort at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide

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Map of places to visit near Castilly


Markets in and near Castilly

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (11km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (13km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (16km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (27km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Castilly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Castilly, France

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

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 (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (23km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (33km)
  • Argences (41km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (13km)
  • Baie des Veys (14km)
  • Roches de Ham (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)

Geography and distances

Castilly is in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Castilly is 250 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castilly

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14330

Distance to Castilly

from Caen (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 250 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 886 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airel, Bernesq, Bricqueville, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Colombieres, Ecrammeville, Isigny-sur-Mer, La Folie, Les Oubeaux, Lison, Monfreville, Neuilly-la-Foret, Saint-Fromond, Saint-Marcouf, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Castilly


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