Vierville-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Normandy landing beaches at 1 km from Vierville-sur-Mer

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Vierville-sur-Mer 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 Vierville-sur-Mer in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 1 km and Bayeux at 18 km.

Vierville-sur-Mer, 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

less than one km (direction east)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction east)

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

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at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Creully guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

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at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

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at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Manche department

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

See Coutances guide

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Markets in and near Vierville-sur-Mer

  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (10km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (15km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (26km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (30km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (30km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Vierville-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vierville-sur-Mer, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (26km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (27km)
  • Argences (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (17km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (21km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (37km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)

Geography and distances

Vierville-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Vierville-sur-Mer is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vierville-sur-Mer

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Vierville-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 887 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 637 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Asnieres-en-Bessin, Canchy, Colleville-sur-Mer, Deux-Jumeaux, Ecrammeville, Englesqueville-la-Percee, Formigny, Longueville, Louvieres, Normandy landing beaches, Russy, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Saint-Pierre-du-Mont and Surrain.

This page in French: Visiter Vierville-sur-Mer