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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Before the decree No. 2004-886 of 26 August 2004, the town was called Breville.

During World War II, the municipality would normally be vacated by Ranville, but its location (in height) made a strategic point for the German army who managed to repel the Allied attacks at dawn on June 6, 1944 .

Geographical information

Latitude49.2406999 (N 49° 14’ 27”)
Longitude-0.2260500 (W 0° 13’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 11m to 63m
Surface area4.75 km²
Population661 inhabitants
Density139 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (15.9 km, 18 min)
Insee code14106
IntercommunalityCC Campagne et Baie de l'Orne

Nearest cities & towns

Amfreville1.5 km (4 min)
Ranville2.7 km (5 min)
Hérouvillette3.4 km (6 min)
Sallenelles3.5 km (6 min)
Gonneville-en-Auge3.9 km (5 min)
Bavent4.1 km (8 min)
Escoville4.6 km (8 min)
Petiville4.7 km (8 min)
Bénouville5.7 km (10 min)
Merville-Franceville-Plage5.8 km (8 min)
Varaville6.2 km (9 min)
Touffréville6.4 km (10 min)
Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay6.9 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Ruins of the ancient church of Saint-Pierre, listed historical monuments, including an Virgin and Child from the late 17th century. The new church was built next door in 1960.

Manoir de Saint-Côme the 16th century.

Castle Amphernet.

Events and festivities

The Festival Committee and Recreation Bréville organizes every year for over twenty years running at the end of June.

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 (16.1 km)
Wine Workshop at Manoir Sainte Croix
Local flavours59 € Fleury-sur-Orne (16.1 km)
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beaches
Sports sensations55 € to 210 € Asnelles (28 km)
Quad Tour along the Cliffs of the Landing Beaches
Sports sensations55 € Asnelles (28 km)


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


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals