Sommervieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sommervieu in Calvados

Visit Sommervieu: highlights and tourist information

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Sommervieu is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Sommervieu is 224 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 4 km and Arromanches at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sommervieu, 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 Sommervieu in Normandy.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Sommervieu

Markets in and near Sommervieu

  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (19km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (20km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Sommervieu, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sommervieu, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sommervieu.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (6km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (6km)
  • Plantbessin (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (21km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (23km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (24km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (28km)
  • Baie des Veys (37km)
  • Roches de Ham (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sommervieu

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14400

Distance to Sommervieu

from Caen (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 224 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 867 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

Sommervieu is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Sommervieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arromanches, Asnelles, Bayeux, Bazenville, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Gueron, Le Manoir, Longues-sur-Mer, Magny-en-Bessin, Manvieux, Martragny, Monceaux-en-Bessin, Nonant, Rucqueville, Ryes, Saint-Come-de-Fresne, Saint-Loup-Hors, Saint-Martin-Des-Entrees, Saint-Vigor-le-Grand, Tracy-sur-Mer, Vaux-sur-Aure, Vaux-sur-Seulles, Vienne-en-Bessin and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Sommervieu