Surrain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Surrain in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 6 km from Surrain

Visit Surrain: highlights and tourist information

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Surrain 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 Surrain in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 6 km and Bayeux at 13 km.

Surrain, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
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Caen

Caen

at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Barfleur guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 50 km (direction west), in the Manche department

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 69 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Falaise guide

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Markets in and near Surrain

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (9km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (24km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (34km)

More information about Surrain, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Surrain, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (15km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (23km)
  • Argences (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (15km)
  • Baie des Veys (20km)
  • Roches de Ham (36km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (39km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (40km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (31km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Surrain is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Surrain is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Surrain

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Surrain

from Caen (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 265 km

from Nice: 881 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Asnieres-en-Bessin, Colleville-sur-Mer, Ecrammeville, Etreham, Formigny, Louvieres, Mandeville-en-Bessin, Mosles, Normandy landing beaches, Rubercy, Russy, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Sainte-Honorine-Des-Pertes, Saonnet, Trevieres and Vierville-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Surrain

 
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