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Putot-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Putot-en-Bessin in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 8 km from Putot-en-Bessin

Visit Putot-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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Putot-en-Bessin is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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!

Creully

Creully

at 8 km (direction )

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 13 km (direction east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one...

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 33 km (direction east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still...

See Deauville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Putot-en-Bessin

 
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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

What to do at Putot-en-Bessin? 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

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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