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Isigny-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Isigny-sur-Mer in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 16 km from Isigny-sur-Mer

Visit Isigny-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 16 km and Bayeux at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Isigny-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 Isigny-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide


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

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

See Coutances guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Isigny-sur-Mer


Markets in and near Isigny-sur-Mer

Market days in Isigny-sur-Mer: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (11km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Isigny-sur-Mer, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (38km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (39km)
  • Argences (42km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (50km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (7km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (21km)
  • Roches de Ham (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)
  • Villers-Bocage (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)

Geography and distances

Isigny-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Isigny-sur-Mer is 256 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Isigny-sur-Mer

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14230

Distance to Isigny-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 256 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 651 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cardonville, Castilly, Gefosse-Fontenay, Les Oubeaux, Les Veys, Monfreville, Montmartin-en-Graignes, Neuilly-la-Foret, Osmanville, Saint-Germain-du-Pert, Saint-Pellerin and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Isigny-sur-Mer

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