Longues-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Longues-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Arromanches at 5 km and Bayeux at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Longues-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 Longues-sur-Mer 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 Longues-sur-Mer

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)

More information about Longues-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Longues-sur-Mer, France

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)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (12km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Longues-sur-Mer 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 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