Mandeville-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mandeville-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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Mandeville-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Mandeville-en-Bessin is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 8 km and Bayeux at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mandeville-en-Bessin, 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 Mandeville-en-Bessin 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 Mandeville-en-Bessin

Markets in and near Mandeville-en-Bessin

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (7km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (31km)

More information about Mandeville-en-Bessin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Mandeville-en-Bessin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mandeville-en-Bessin.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (13km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (23km)
  • Argences (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (13km)
  • Baie des Veys (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (33km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (39km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (40km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (44km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (30km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mandeville-en-Bessin

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Mandeville-en-Bessin

from Caen (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 267 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

Mandeville-en-Bessin 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 Mandeville-en-Bessin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Bernesq, Blay, Campigny, Colleville-sur-Mer, Crouay, Ecrammeville, Etreham, Formigny, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Longueville, Mosles, Rubercy, Russy, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny, Sainte-Honorine-Des-Pertes, Saon, Saonnet, Surrain and Trevieres.

This page in French: Visiter Mandeville-en-Bessin