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Manvieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Manvieux in Calvados

Photo is of Arromanches at 2 km from Manvieux

Visit Manvieux: highlights and tourist information

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Manvieux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arromanches at 2 km and Bayeux at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Manvieux, 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 Manvieux in Normandy.

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

Arromanches

Arromanches

at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Creully

Creully

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Creully guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Barfleur guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 60 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Manvieux

 
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Markets in and near Manvieux

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (18km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (19km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (21km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Manvieux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Manvieux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (10km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (9km)
  • Plantbessin (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (24km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (26km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (28km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (30km)
  • Baie des Veys (35km)
  • Roches de Ham (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Manvieux is in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Manvieux is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Manvieux

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14117

Distance to Manvieux

from Caen (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 619 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arromanches, Asnelles, Bazenville, Commes, Le Manoir, Longues-sur-Mer, Magny-en-Bessin, Ryes, Saint-Come-de-Fresne, Sommervieu, Sully, Tracy-sur-Mer, Vaucelles and Vaux-sur-Aure.

This page in French: Visiter Manvieux

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