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Osmanville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Osmanville in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 15 km from Osmanville

Visit Osmanville: highlights and tourist information

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Osmanville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 15 km and Bayeux at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Osmanville, 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 Osmanville in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Barfleur guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and...

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Osmanville


Markets in and near Osmanville

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (7km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (12km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (18km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Osmanville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Osmanville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (37km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (37km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (38km)
  • Argences (44km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (50km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (7km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (21km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)
  • Villers-Bocage (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)

Geography and distances

Osmanville is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Osmanville is 255 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Osmanville

Canton: Isigny-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14230

Distance to Osmanville

from Caen (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 255 km

from Calais: 276 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 649 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cardonville, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Gefosse-Fontenay, Isigny-sur-Mer, La Cambe, Les Oubeaux, Les Veys, Monfreville, Saint-Germain-du-Pert and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Osmanville

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