Saint-Paul-du-Vernay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Paul-du-Vernay in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 11 km from Saint-Paul-du-Vernay

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Saint-Paul-du-Vernay is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Paul-du-Vernay in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 11 km and Creully at 20 km.

Saint-Paul-du-Vernay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayeux guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Creully guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Paul-du-Vernay

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (10km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Paul-du-Vernay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (15km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (15km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (3km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (9km)
  • Roches de Ham (27km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (28km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (29km)
  • Baie des Veys (35km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (36km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (37km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (14km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (23km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (57km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Paul-du-Vernay is in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Paul-du-Vernay is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Paul-du-Vernay

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14490

Distance to Saint-Paul-du-Vernay

from Caen (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 271 km

from Nice: 865 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arganchy, Balleroy, Cahagnolles, Castillon, Ellon, Foulognes, Juaye-Mondaye, Le Tronquay, Longraye, Noron-la-Poterie, Planquery, Sainte-Honorine-de-Ducy, Torteval-Quesnay, Trungy and Vaubadon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Paul-du-Vernay