Le Breuil-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Breuil-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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Le Breuil-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Le Breuil-en-Bessin is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 11 km and Normandy landing beaches at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Breuil-en-Bessin, 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 Breuil-en-Bessin 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 Le Breuil-en-Bessin

Markets in and near Le Breuil-en-Bessin

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (2km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (26km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)

More information about Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Breuil-en-Bessin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Breuil-en-Bessin.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (12km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (20km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (22km)
  • Argences (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (8km)
  • Baie des Veys (24km)
  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (36km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (42km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Breuil-en-Bessin

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14330

Distance to Le Breuil-en-Bessin

from Caen (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 876 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 633 km

Getting here

Le Breuil-en-Bessin 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 Le Breuil-en-Bessin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blay, Campigny, Castillon, Cottun, Crouay, Le Molay-Littry, Le Tronquay, Mandeville-en-Bessin, Mosles, Noron-la-Poterie, Rubercy, Saon, Saonnet, Tournieres and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Breuil-en-Bessin