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Le Beny-Bocage tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Beny-Bocage in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 12 km from Le Beny-Bocage

Visit Le Beny-Bocage: highlights and tourist information

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Le Beny-Bocage is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 12 km and Bayeux at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Beny-Bocage, 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 Le Beny-Bocage in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vire guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Caen

Caen

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 47 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Falaise guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Beny-Bocage

 
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Markets in and near Le Beny-Bocage

  • Vire: market Friday (12km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (15km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Beny-Bocage, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (43km)
  • Argences (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (18km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (20km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (28km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (28km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (43km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (15km)
  • Villers-Bocage (21km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (30km)
  • Ducey (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (15km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (10km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Beny-Bocage is in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Beny-Bocage is 233 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Beny-Bocage

Canton: Bény-Bocage

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14350

Distance to Le Beny-Bocage

from Caen (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 233 km

from Calais: 295 km

from Nice: 851 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 630 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bremoy, Carville, Etouvy, La Ferriere-Harang, La Graverie, Le Desert, Le Reculey, Le Tourneur, Mont-Bertrand, Montamy, Montchamp, Saint-Charles-de-Percy, Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine and Sainte-Marie-Laumont.

This page in French: Visiter Le Beny-Bocage

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