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Octeville-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Octeville-sur-Mer in Seine-Maritime

Photo is of Le Havre at 7 km from Octeville-sur-Mer

Visit Octeville-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Octeville-sur-Mer is situated in the Seine-Maritime department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Havre at 7 km and Villerville at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Octeville-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 Octeville-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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

Le Havre

Le Havre

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

Le Havre centre is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, for...

See Le Havre guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south), in the Calvados department

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville also...

See Villerville guide


at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

There are lots of interesting things to see in Honfleur - if...

See Honfleur guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

The town of Etretat is pretty, but it is the dramatic cliffs...

See Etretat guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Calvados department

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Deauville guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-east)

A small sea resort, Yport has a pebble beach and is close...

See Yport guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

An important town on the Alabaster Coast, Fecamp includes the Bishop's Palace,...

See Fecamp guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Houlgate guide


at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Cabourg guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure department

The canals and rivers are the highlight in Pont Audemer, famous for...

See Pont-Audemer guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Seine-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Octeville-sur-Mer


Markets in and near Octeville-sur-Mer

  • Montivilliers: market Thursday (6km)
  • Le Havre: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (7km)
  • Harfleur: market Sunday (8km)
  • Gonneville-la-Mallet: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Honfleur: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Romain-de-Colbosc: market Saturday (18km)
  • Etretat: market Thursday (18km)
  • Goderville: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Trouville: market Wednesday & Wednesday & Sunday & Sunday (21km)
  • Deauville: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)

Hotels near Octeville-sur-Mer

More information about Octeville-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Octeville-sur-Mer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'art et d'essais (38km)
  • Boutemont (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Falaises d'Etretat (18km)
  • Cote d'Alabatre (30km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (45km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (54km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (44km)

Geography and distances

Octeville-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 72 kilometres from Rouen, the department capital (general information: Octeville-sur-Mer is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Octeville-sur-Mer

Canton: Montivilliers

Arrondissement: Havre

Department: Seine-Maritime

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 76930

Distance to Octeville-sur-Mer

from Rouen (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 198 km

from Nice: 849 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 566 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, with Le Havre and Dieppe on the coast here being very convenient. For driving distances to Octeville-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontaine-la-Mallet, Fontenay, Harfleur, Mannevillette, Montivilliers and Sainte-Adresse.

This page in French: Visiter Octeville-sur-Mer

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