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Villiers-le-Sec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-le-Sec in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 2 km from Villiers-le-Sec

Visit Villiers-le-Sec: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-le-Sec is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 2 km and Arromanches at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villiers-le-Sec, 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 Villiers-le-Sec in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Caen

Caen

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Deauville guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Trouville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villiers-le-Sec

 
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Markets in and near Villiers-le-Sec

  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (14km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (14km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (22km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (23km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Villiers-le-Sec, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Villiers-le-Sec, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (2km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (1km)
  • Plantbessin (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (18km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (19km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (22km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (26km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)
  • Roches de Ham (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villiers-le-Sec is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Villiers-le-Sec is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-le-Sec

Canton: Ryes

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

Distance to Villiers-le-Sec

from Caen (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 863 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 29 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Arromanches, Asnelles, Banville, Bazenville, Carcagny, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Coulombs, Crepon, Creully, Cully, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Manoir, Martragny, Meuvaines, Nonant, Rucqueville, Ryes, Saint-Come-de-Fresne, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Sommervieu, Tierceville, Tracy-sur-Mer, Vaux-sur-Seulles, Ver-sur-Mer and Vienne-en-Bessin.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-le-Sec

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