Sidebar Menu

Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 4 km from Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer

Visit Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 4 km and Arromanches at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Sainte-Croix-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 Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 4 km (direction south-west)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
Advertisement
 
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer

Advertisement

Markets in and near Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer

  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (9km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (17km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (21km)

More information about Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (5km)
  • Plantbessin (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (17km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (19km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (19km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (31km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (45km)
  • Roches de Ham (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (28km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (29km)
  • Touques (44km)
  • Domjean (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (39km)
 
Advertisement
 

Geography and distances

Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

Distance to Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 248 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Asnelles, Banville, Bazenville, Beny-sur-Mer, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Crepon, Creully, Fontaine-Henry, Graye-sur-Mer, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Meuvaines, Reviers, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Tierceville, Ver-sur-Mer and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer

Back To Top