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Sommervieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sommervieu in Calvados

Photo is of Bayeux at 4 km from Sommervieu

Visit Sommervieu: highlights and tourist information

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Sommervieu is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

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.

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!

Bayeux

Bayeux

at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction 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 47 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Falaise guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and...

See Barfleur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sommervieu

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Sommervieu, France

What to do at Sommervieu? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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