Courseulles-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Courseulles-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Courseulles-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Courseulles-sur-Mer is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 8 km and Arromanches at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courseulles-sur-Mer, 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 Courseulles-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near Courseulles-sur-Mer

Markets in and near Courseulles-sur-Mer

Market days in Courseulles-sur-Mer: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (5km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (7km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (20km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Courseulles-sur-Mer, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Courseulles-sur-Mer.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (10km)
  • Plantbessin (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (17km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (17km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (19km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (35km)
  • Roches de Ham (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (31km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (25km)
  • Touques (41km)
  • Domjean (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Courseulles-sur-Mer

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14470

Distance to Courseulles-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 244 km

from Nice: 860 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 605 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Banville, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bernieres-sur-Mer, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Creully, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Graye-sur-Mer, Reviers, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Tierceville and Ver-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Courseulles-sur-Mer