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Secqueville-en-Bessin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Secqueville-en-Bessin in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 6 km from Secqueville-en-Bessin

Visit Secqueville-en-Bessin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 6 km and Caen at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Secqueville-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 Secqueville-en-Bessin in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Creully guide
Caen

Caen

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 30 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 31 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction east)

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

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

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 42 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 42 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Deauville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Secqueville-en-Bessin

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Markets in and near Secqueville-en-Bessin

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (10km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (12km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (14km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (16km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Secqueville-en-Bessin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (5km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (6km)
  • Plantbessin (20km)
  • 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 (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (13km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (18km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (44km)
  • Baie des Veys (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Secqueville-en-Bessin is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Secqueville-en-Bessin is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Secqueville-en-Bessin

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14740

Distance to Secqueville-en-Bessin

from Caen (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 255 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 489 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 Secqueville-en-Bessin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Brouay, Cairon, Carpiquet, Coulombs, Creully, Cristot, Cully, Fontaine-Henry, Lantheuil, Lasson, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Manoir, Le Mesnil-Patry, Loucelles, Martragny, Putot-en-Bessin, Rosel, Rots, Rucqueville, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne and Thaon.

This page in French: Visiter Secqueville-en-Bessin

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