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Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 12 km from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

Visit Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 12 km and Caen at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, 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 Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
 
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Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of...

See Trouville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

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Markets in and near Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

Market days in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (0km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (4km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (14km)
  • Plantbessin (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (45km)
  • Boutemont (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (13km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (16km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (18km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (39km)
  • Falaises d'Etretat (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (34km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 17 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is 206 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

Canton: Douvres-la-Délivrande

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14750

Distance to Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 206 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 857 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bernieres-sur-Mer, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Graye-sur-Mer, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer, Lion-sur-Mer, Luc-sur-Mer, Plumetot and Reviers.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

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