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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Its geographical position close to the coast of the Normandy landings, was released from Amfreville June 6, 1944.

Geographical information

Latitude49.2485680 (N 49° 14’ 55”)
Longitude-0.2346940 (W 0° 14’ 5”)
Surface area6.06 km²
Population1290 inhabitants
Density212 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (15.1 km, 17 min)
Insee code14009
IntercommunalityCC Campagne et Baie de l'Orne

Nearest cities & towns

Bréville-les-Monts1.5 km (4 min)
Sallenelles2.7 km (5 min)
Ranville3.1 km (6 min)
Hérouvillette3.8 km (8 min)
Bénouville4 km (7 min)
Gonneville-en-Auge4.9 km (8 min)
Escoville4.9 km (9 min)
Bavent5.4 km (10 min)
Merville-Franceville-Plage5.7 km (9 min)
Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay6.2 km (9 min)
Blainville-sur-Orne6.8 km (13 min)
Petiville7.2 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

The Plain, square with its tree-planting, church and ponds, site listed as historic monuments.

Events and festivities

International Fair in the attic, with over 400 exhibitors, the first Sunday of July Sunday. Mega-show on the Plain to Amfreville organized by Etoile Sportive Amfrevillaise. Information +33 2 31 78 70 39.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (11.7 km)
2-Hour Cookery Workshop at Manoir Sainte Croix
Local flavours49 € Fleury-sur-Orne (16.3 km)
Wine Workshop at Manoir Sainte Croix
Local flavours59 € Fleury-sur-Orne (16.3 km)
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beaches
Sports sensations55 € to 210 € Asnelles (27 km)
Quad Tour along the Cliffs of the Landing Beaches
Sports sensations55 € Asnelles (27 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (39 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals