Longues-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Longues-sur-Mer in Calvados

Photo is of Arromanches at 5 km from Longues-sur-Mer

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Longues-sur-Mer in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arromanches at 5 km and Bayeux at 7 km.

Longues-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Arromanches

Arromanches

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Creully guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
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Caen

Caen

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

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

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

See Barfleur guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 61 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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Markets in and near Longues-sur-Mer

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (17km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (22km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (23km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (26km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Longues-sur-Mer, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (7km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (11km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (11km)
  • Plantbessin (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (22km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (28km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (29km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (32km)
  • Baie des Veys (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Longues-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Longues-sur-Mer is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Longues-sur-Mer

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Longues-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 255 km

from Nice: 873 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arromanches, Bayeux, Commes, Cussy, Magny-en-Bessin, Maisons, Manvieux, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Ryes, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Sommervieu, Sully, Tracy-sur-Mer, Vaucelles and Vaux-sur-Aure.

This page in French: Visiter Longues-sur-Mer

 
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