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Gonneville-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gonneville-sur-Mer in Calvados

Photo is of Houlgate at 3 km from Gonneville-sur-Mer

Visit Gonneville-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Gonneville-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Houlgate at 3 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gonneville-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 Gonneville-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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



Seaside resort at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Houlgate guide


at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Cabourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Deauville guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its...

See Trouville guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villerville guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

There are lots of interesting things to see in Honfleur -...

See Honfleur guide
Le Havre

Le Havre

at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Seine-Maritime department

Le Havre centre is listed as a UNESCO world...

See Le Havre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gonneville-sur-Mer


Markets in and near Gonneville-sur-Mer

  • Houlgate: market Thursday (4km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Friday (8km)
  • Deauville: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Trouville: market Wednesday & Wednesday & Sunday & Sunday (13km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (15km)

More information about Gonneville-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gonneville-sur-Mer, France

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

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) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (38km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (17km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (26km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (6km)
  • Touques (12km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (28km)

Geography and distances

Gonneville-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Gonneville-sur-Mer is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gonneville-sur-Mer

Canton: Dozulé

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14510

Distance to Gonneville-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 230 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 574 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angerville, Auberville, Branville, Brucourt, Cabourg, Cresseveuille, Cricqueville-en-Auge, Danestal, Dives-sur-Mer, Douville-en-Auge, Dozule, Grangues, Heuland, Houlgate, Periers-en-Auge, Saint-Leger-Dubosq, Saint-Vaast-en-Auge and Villers-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Gonneville-sur-Mer

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