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Villers-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villers-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast

Villers-sur-Mer is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Villers-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Villers-sur-Mer travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Deauville at 7 km and Dives-sur-Mer at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villers-sur-Mer, 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 Villers-sur-Mer in Normandy.

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

Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Houlgate guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still one...

See Deauville guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cabourg guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort at Villerville also...

See Villerville guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Le Havre

Le Havre

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Seine-Maritime department

Le Havre centre is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, for...

See Le Havre guide
Honfleur

Honfleur

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

There are lots of interesting things to see in Honfleur - if...

See Honfleur guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 26 km (direction south-east)

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 27 km (direction south-east)

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villers-sur-Mer

 
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Markets in and near Villers-sur-Mer

Market days in Villers-sur-Mer: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Villers-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Blonville-sur-Mer: market Friday (3km)
  • Houlgate: market Thursday (6km)
  • Deauville: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Dives-sur-Mer: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Trouville: market Wednesday & Wednesday & Sunday & Sunday (8km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Pont-L'Eveque: market Monday (14km)

Hotels near Villers-sur-Mer

More information about Villers-sur-Mer, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Villers-sur-Mer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (41km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (41km)
  • Jardin d'art et d'essais (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (21km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (30km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (31km)
  • Falaises d'Etretat (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Touques (8km)
  • Cabourg (9km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villers-sur-Mer is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Villers-sur-Mer is 179 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-sur-Mer

Canton: Trouville-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Lisieux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14640

Distance to Villers-sur-Mer

from Caen (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 224 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auberville, Benerville-sur-Mer, Blonville-sur-Mer, Bourgeauville, Branville, Deauville, Glanville, Gonneville-sur-Mer, Heuland, Houlgate, Saint-Pierre-Azif, Saint-Vaast-en-Auge, Tourgeville and Vauville.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-sur-Mer

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