Petiville

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TownPetivilleBavent at 1.7 km
Insee code14499Varaville at 1.8 km
Postcode14390Gonneville-en-Auge at 2.3 km
Latitude49.2424710Basseneville at 3.4 km
Longitude-0.1750090Bréville-les-Monts at 3.7 km
AltitudeFrom 2 to 25 metersAmfreville at 4.4 km
Surface2.89 km²Merville-Franceville-Plage at 4.4 km
Population531 inhabitantsSallenelles at 4.5 km
Density183 inhabitants/km²Bures-sur-Dives at 4.8 km
National labelBrucourt at 5.2 km
Chief townCaen (at 17.8 km, 27 min)Hérouvillette at 5.9 km
DepartmentCalvadosEscoville at 6 km
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Common north-east of Caen on Divette.

Petiville The village was the scene of the famous battle of Varaville (1057) between the troops of the King of France, Henry 1 (based on the hill Bastembourg) to those of Duke William (based in Bavent) which ended in a victory overwhelming the Duke of Normandy, the battle marked a turning point in the foreign policy of William, who is now preparing to conquer England.

The arms of Petiville: The Arms "Silver Lion of mouth with three vine leaves vert put 2 and 1," Arms of the Family of Late Petiville are brought by the village since 1999 after agreement from Mr. Petiville .

The first written records, proving the existence of the village dates from 1198, there are the oldest form of the name Parva Villa in the "Magni-Rotuli 69-2 (Great Roles of the Exchequer of Normandy, leaves parchment glued end to end and kept a roll - Lat. rolutus).


SIGHTSEEING

  • The mansion of 17th and 18th visible from the road (private property).
  • The dove of Petiville kept intact in its frame elm 17th century, it has an internal diameter of 6.70 m and has approximately 1400 holes boulin, he is stone while in the Pays d'Auge are very often in mud.
  • The Notre Dame: It is impossible to give an exact date for the building of Notre Dame, we just know it was in ruins in 1633. Adrien Francis Touchet and Tilly, several of the place will rebuild the waterway (pediment above the door) on top of which they will climb a bell tower to put the bell. In 1675 mention is made of a door near the altar of St. Blaise, the cult of St. Blaise was therefore already in the 17th century, yet today every year the parish celebrates the first Sunday in February. On November 9, 1849, the City Council decides to build a steeple for the church. The tower contains three bells. The biggest: Claire Théodorine, 315 Kg, 0822 m diameter, cast in 1852 by Paul Havard in Villedieu (50). The average Josephine, 220 Kg, 0745 m diameter, cast in 1852 by Paul Havard in Villedieu. The smallest Eugenie Henriette, 170 Kg, 0674 diameter, cast in 1892 by A. Havard in Villedieu.
  • City Council (former Rectory): The former rectory was missing today in the cemetery, between the door and the wall current row with the Mairie (Napoleonic cadastre). In 1839, he mentions a discussion with Mr. St. Pierre for the construction of a new parsonage. In Proceedings of the City Council, February 19, 1851 is referred to the construction of the rectory.
  • The washing: The wash of the town was covered with a roof in 1862 and was surrounded by a fence. In 1886, work to ensure their tightness.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The first Sunday of February: Feast of St. Blaise.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

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NameType of activityPriceTown
Panoramic little train rideCulture and educationFrom 4 € to 6 €Deauville (22 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 September
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Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
Sunday 21 September
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Min. 13°C - Max. 17°C
Monday 22 September
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Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Lodge  
8.8
Merville-Franceville-Plage
BRACKET GOURMET - Installed in second line, Houdard Avenue address worth a visit if you are looking for a refined menu supported by a very wise choice of wines. Welcome to the Lodge...
Located 5.1 km from Petiville28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Pied des Marais  
9.1
Varaville
Located close to Cabourg, Au Pied des Marais restaurant welcomes you in a warm and rustic. The Chef will prepare gourmet cuisine quality. A la carte, you can choose between the pig's...
Located 5.2 km from Petiville40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantSeventh Sin  
9.5
Touffréville
NORMANDY - Seventh Sin ... The seventh deadly sin awaits you at 16 km from Caen and 10 minutes from beaches. What better than to gluttony and have fun? GARDEN TERRACE - Seventh Sin...
Located 5.5 km from Petiville30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Apartment with 3 bedroomsLa Grimodière    
9.6
Ranville
New: Opening in April 2014 Guest rooms with private entrance. The quiet of the countryside between Caen and the sea. Indoor heated pool. Host tables on request. Internet wifi. Ready...
Located 6.3 km from Petiville67 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsAncienne Ferme villeroy    
9.4
Cuverville
At 7 km from Caen and 10 km from the sea, 3 lovely rooms(TV, Wi-FI, ...)... In a very old farm, a historic place from the battle of Normandy (goodwood)... Free acces to a private museum...
Located 8.5 km from PetivilleFrom 55 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLes Kiwis    
9.3
Épron
Near Caen, these harmonious bedrooms are tastefully decorated. You will enjoy the very nice garden. Nearly is the Caen Memorial and the Landing beaches. Special prices after 4 nights....
Located 14.3 km from Petiville60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsLa Grimodière  
9.6
Ranville
New, opening in April 2014 of two apartments (upstairs) comprising kitchen with dishwasher, living room with sofa bed, 1 double bedroom, bathroom with bath, separate toilet, mezzanine...
Located 6.3 km from PetivilleFrom 390 € to 495 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsLes gîtes du Centre Equestre du Mesnil  
9.7
Argences
Two beautiful apartments (4 and 5 places), modern and comfortable, in an old stone farmhouse in the middle of an equestrian center. Large private terrace, large garden. Riding lessons...
Located 11.5 km from PetivilleFrom 400 € to 650 € per week 
Mobile-Home for 6 personsMobil home Houlgate 6 personnes
Gonneville-sur-Mer
Between Deauville and Cabourg. Willerby Granada __Mobilhomme 26,28m² capacity 6 beds, heating. Terrace with awning. Micro wave, 4 burner stove, fridge, freezer, TV. 1 bedroom with double...
Located 11.8 km from PetivilleFrom 610 € to 720 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
277 places over 7 haCamping les hautes coutures    
7.8
Bénouville
Camping located in the heart of the landing sites (beaches, museums, cemeteries), 10 km from Caen and 2.5 km from the sea and the beach and with direct access to the Caen Canal. Family...
Located 7.4 km from Petiville24 € per day 
83 places over 3 haCamping les ammonites    
9
Auberville
Situated on the cliffs of black cows with sea view between Deauville and Cabourg.
Located 12.3 km from Petiville 
220 places over 4,5 haLa capricieuse    
8.5
Luc-sur-Mer
Family camp located 50 meters from the sea and close to shops. Pitches for tents, caravans and camper. Chalets and mobile homes. Camping labeled 'Quality Camping'
Located 15.6 km from PetivilleFrom 14.24 € to 17.55 € per day 

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HOTELS

Ma Normandie - Hotel in PetivilleMa Normandie    
7
Bréville-les-Monts
Ma Normandie is located 6 km from the coast in the Normandy village of Bas De Bréville. It offers Wi-Fi in reception and guest rooms with a private shower room. Guests of the Ma Normandie...
Located 2.2 km from PetivilleRoom from 46 €
Le Vauban - Hotel in PetivilleLe Vauban     
8.3
Merville-Franceville-Plage
Le Vauban is a charming hotel, located just 5km from Cabourg on the Normandy Coast. It offers comfortable accommodation just 800 metres from the beach, and a bar. Every morning breakfast...
Located 4.5 km from PetivilleRoom from 63 €
Residence Le Bois Flotte - Hotel in PetivilleResidence Le Bois Flotte     
8.1
Merville-Franceville-Plage
Located 400 metres from Merville-Franceville Beach, this residence features an indoor swimming pool, and a children’s playground. Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are available on...
Located 4.6 km from PetivilleRoom from 85 €

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Hôtel les Bains de Cabourg - Thalazur
Located in Cabourg, Hôtel les bains de Cabourg - Thalazur is set opposite the sea and offers an on-site thalassotherapy centre. You will have free access...
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