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Les Oubeaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Oubeaux in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 16 km from Les Oubeaux

Visit Les Oubeaux: highlights and tourist information

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Les Oubeaux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 16 km and Bayeux at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Oubeaux, 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 Les Oubeaux 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...

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide


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

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

See Coutances guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Barfleur guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vire guide


at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Cherbourg guide


Seaside resort at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Oubeaux


Markets in and near Les Oubeaux

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (23km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (29km)

More information about Les Oubeaux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Les Oubeaux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (35km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (36km)
  • Argences (41km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (54km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (11km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (17km)
  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (29km)
  • Villers-Bocage (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)

Geography and distances

Les Oubeaux is in the north of France at 52 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Les Oubeaux is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Oubeaux

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14230

Distance to Les Oubeaux

from Caen (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 278 km

from Nice: 889 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 648 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canchy, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Castilly, Colombieres, Isigny-sur-Mer, La Folie, Lison, Monfreville, Neuilly-la-Foret, Osmanville, Saint-Germain-du-Pert, Saint-Marcouf and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Les Oubeaux

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