Putot-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Putot-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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Putot-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Putot-en-Bessin is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 8 km and Caen at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Putot-en-Bessin, 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 Putot-en-Bessin in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Putot-en-Bessin

Markets in and near Putot-en-Bessin

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (7km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (17km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (17km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Putot-en-Bessin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Putot-en-Bessin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (6km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (7km)
  • Plantbessin (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (13km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (13km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (20km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (25km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (34km)
  • Roches de Ham (42km)
  • Baie des Veys (47km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (17km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Putot-en-Bessin

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14740

Distance to Putot-en-Bessin

from Caen (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 258 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 610 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Brouay, Carcagny, Cheux, Coulombs, Cristot, Cully, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Lantheuil, Lasson, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Mesnil-Patry, Loucelles, Martragny, Rosel, Rots, Rucqueville, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne and Secqueville-en-Bessin.

This page in French: Visiter Putot-en-Bessin