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Mandeville-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mandeville-en-Bessin in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 8 km from Mandeville-en-Bessin

Visit Mandeville-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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Mandeville-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 8 km (direction )

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Barfleur guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 68 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mandeville-en-Bessin

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Mandeville-en-Bessin, France

What to do at Mandeville-en-Bessin? 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)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (22km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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