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Tournieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tournieres in Calvados

Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 16 km from Tournieres

Visit Tournieres: highlights and tourist information

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Tournieres is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 16 km and Bayeux at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tournieres, 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 Tournieres in Normandy.

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

Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arromanches guide
Creully

Creully

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
 
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Caen

Caen

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Caen guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction west), in the Manche department

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

See Lessay abbey guide
Vire

Vire

at 44 km (direction south)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the...

See Vire guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide
Barfleur

Barfleur

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Barfleur guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach,...

See Granville guide
Cherbourg

Cherbourg

at 67 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

See Cherbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tournieres

 
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Markets in and near Tournieres

  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (4km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (23km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (23km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (24km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Tournieres, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Tournieres, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (17km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Argences (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (6km)
  • Baie des Veys (22km)
  • Roches de Ham (24km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (41km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (23km)
  • Villers-Bocage (26km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tournieres is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Tournieres is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tournieres

Canton: Balleroy

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14330

Distance to Tournieres

from Caen (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 878 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernesq, Cartigny-l'Epinay, Cerisy-la-Foret, La Folie, Le Breuil-en-Bessin, Le Molay-Littry, Rubercy, Saint-Jean-de-Savigny, Saint-Marcouf, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny, Saon and Saonnet.

This page in French: Visiter Tournieres

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