Petiville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Petiville in Calvados

Visit Petiville: highlights and tourist information

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Petiville is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Petiville is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cabourg at 7 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Petiville, 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 Petiville in Normandy.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Petiville

Markets in and near Petiville

  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Houlgate: market Thursday (9km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (13km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)

More information about Petiville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Petiville, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (15km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (29km)
  • Boutemont (30km)
  • Plantbessin (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (7km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (15km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (36km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Petiville

Canton: Cabourg

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14390

Distance to Petiville

from Caen (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 239 km

from Nice: 838 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 583 km

Getting here

Petiville 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 Petiville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Basseneville, Bavent, Breville, Brucourt, Cabourg, Dives-sur-Mer, Escoville, Gonneville-en-Auge, Goustranville, Herouvillette, Ouistreham, Ranville, Sallenelles, Touffreville and Varaville.

This page in French: Visiter Petiville