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Port-en-Bessin-Huppain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Port-en-Bessin-Huppain: highlights and tourist information

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Port-en-Bessin-Huppain is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Port-en-Bessin-Huppain is 232 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 8 km and Arromanches at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, 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 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain 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 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain


Markets in and near Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (14km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (21km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (26km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (28km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (34km)

More information about Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (16km)
  • Plantbessin (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (20km)
  • Baie des Veys (28km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (33km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (34km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (37km)
  • Roches de Ham (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (30km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14520

Distance to Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

from Caen (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 232 km

from Calais: 258 km

from Nice: 877 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 626 km

Getting here

Port-en-Bessin-Huppain 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 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commes, Etreham, Longues-sur-Mer, Maisons, Mosles, Russy, Sainte-Honorine-Des-Pertes, Sully, Tour-en-Bessin and Vaux-sur-Aure.

This page in French: Visiter Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

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