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Preaux-Saint-Sebastien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Preaux-Saint-Sebastien in Calvados

Photo is of Lisieux Basilica at 18 km from Preaux-Saint-Sebastien

Visit Preaux-Saint-Sebastien: highlights and tourist information

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Preaux-Saint-Sebastien is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lisieux Basilica at 18 km and Lisieux at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Preaux-Saint-Sebastien, 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 Preaux-Saint-Sebastien in Normandy.

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

Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church...

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 30 km (direction east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse...

See Haras du Pin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites...

See Argentan guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Falaise guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy, and...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide


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

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but...

See Sees guide


Seaside resort at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Preaux-Saint-Sebastien


Markets in and near Preaux-Saint-Sebastien

  • Orbec: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (20km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (25km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (26km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (29km)
  • Cormeilles: market Friday (30km)

More information about Preaux-Saint-Sebastien, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Preaux-Saint-Sebastien, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (28km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (41km)
  • Sassy (42km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (8km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (22km)

Geography and distances

Preaux-Saint-Sebastien is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Preaux-Saint-Sebastien is 150 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Preaux-Saint-Sebastien

Canton: Orbec

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14290

Distance to Preaux-Saint-Sebastien

from Caen (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 150 km

from Calais: 245 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 547 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avernes-Saint-Gourgon, Bellou, Canapville, Cernay, Cerqueux, Cheffreville-Tonnencourt, Familly, Friardel, La Croupte, Les Moutiers-Hubert, Meulles, Notre-Dame-de-Courson and Saint-Aubin-de-Bonneval.

This page in French: Visiter Preaux-Saint-Sebastien

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