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Louvieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Louvieres in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 2 km from Louvieres

Visit Louvieres: highlights and tourist information

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Louvieres is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 2 km and Bayeux at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Louvieres, 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 Louvieres in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Barfleur guide
Caen

Caen

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

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

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide

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

Map of places to visit near Louvieres

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Markets in and near Louvieres

  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (10km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (14km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (25km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (29km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Louvieres, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Louvieres, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (27km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Argences (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (16km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (37km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Louvieres is in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Louvieres is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Louvieres

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Louvieres

from Caen (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 265 km

from Nice: 887 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Asnieres-en-Bessin, Canchy, Colleville-sur-Mer, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Deux-Jumeaux, Ecrammeville, Englesqueville-la-Percee, Formigny, Longueville, Normandy landing beaches, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Saint-Pierre-du-Mont, Surrain, Trevieres and Vierville-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Louvieres

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