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Luc-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Luc-sur-Mer in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 14 km from Luc-sur-Mer

Visit Luc-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 14 km and Caen at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Luc-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 Luc-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 14 km (direction south)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
 
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Arromanches

Arromanches

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its...

See Trouville guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort...

See Villerville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Luc-sur-Mer

 
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Markets in and near Luc-sur-Mer

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (3km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (3km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (16km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)

More information about Luc-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Luc-sur-Mer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (16km)
  • Plantbessin (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (41km)
  • Boutemont (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (10km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (15km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (45km)
  • Falaises d'Etretat (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Luc-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Luc-sur-Mer is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Luc-sur-Mer

Canton: Douvres-la-Délivrande

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14530

Distance to Luc-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 597 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anguerny, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bernieres-sur-Mer, Colleville-Montgomery, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer, Lion-sur-Mer, Plumetot, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay and Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Luc-sur-Mer

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