Villers-Bocage

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TownVillers-Bocage
Insee code14752
Postcode14310
Latitude49.0805220
Longitude-0.6551180
AltitudeFrom 95 to 217 meters
Surface5.76 km²
Population3058 inhabitants
Density530 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelVilly-Bocage at 2.2 km (3 min)
Chief townCaen (at 30 km, 24 min)Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles at 2.3 km (3 min)
DepartmentCalvadosÉpinay-sur-Odon at 3 km (6 min)
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At 30 km from Caen, 25 km from Bayeux, Village Phase since 2004, Villers-Bocage enjoys exceptional access with the A84, linking Caen to Rennes.

Starting Point Road Traditions, the town has many shops and services, including a service area for campers.

Marketplace important since the Middle Ages, the city will continue to prosper into the 19th century, will be established when a large meat market, developed especially with the arrival of the railway to Villers-Bocage. The cattle market - now unused - reflects the importance of this trade.

Destroyed nearly 90% of City Planning is rebuilt to accommodate the traffic, while maintaining the provision in the village street, character Villers-Bocage since the Middle Ages.

Located on the track "The Last Stand" from the Historical Area of the Battle of Normandy, the site of Villers-Bocage is known for the battle of June 13, 1944, which saw the defeat of the British-cons before a German attack.


SIGHTSEEING

St. Martin's Church (20th century heritage site), the cattle market, the model of the city before its destruction in 1944, the Wood Ecanet ...

If you want to freely discover the history of the city and its monuments, people in Pre-Grove will tell their memories on the history of Villers-Bocage in an audio-guide available at the tourist.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Villers-Bocage

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Ecanet Day: The last Saturday of June, the city with the help of all associations offer a few hours of trade in this place. Music, dance, games, food and to close the evening, a bonfire followed by a magnificent fireworks display.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Route Traditions, zoo Jurques the Souterroscope the slate, the audio-guided Aunay-sur-Odon, based Louisan sports, riding, fishing ponds, hiking trails ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Horse-riding for leisure and CSO coursesNature and the outdoorsFrom 19 € to 250 €Landes-sur-Ajon (2.4 km)
Aquavire aquatic centreSports sensationsFrom 4.40 € to 5.60 €Vire (23 km)
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beachesSports sensationsFrom 55 € to 210 €Asnelles (29 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
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Min. 6°C - Max. 14°C
Sunday 26 October
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Min. 4°C - Max. 17°C
Monday 27 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes 3 Rois  
9.3
Villers-Bocage
The hotel restaurant 'The Three Kings' welcomes you in a warm and friendly in Normandy in Normandy. It is a wild and unspoiled region that will delight your stay by the many tourist...
Located in Villers-Bocage42 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau d'Audrieu
Audrieu
THE LIFE OF CASTLE - Let's play the princesses in a green historical monument? A trip to Château d'Audrieu is a real dive in the eighteenth century, a charming decor elegant and refined,...
Located 14.4 km from Villers-Bocage60 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant Le Relais de la Poste   NEW
Thury-Harcourt
DRINK - A nice surprise this hotel restaurant, nestled in Normandy, in the heart of Swiss Normandy. In this cozy inn, the leader Françoise Anthony prepares traditional quality cuisine...
Located 16.6 km from Villers-Bocage39 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 6 bedroomsLe Relais du Mont Chauve.     NEW
Caumont-l'Éventé
Welcome to Le Relais du Mont Chauve. Placed in the 19B of the street Thiers to Caumont l'Eventé 14240, the small municipality of the Calvados in Basse-Normandie, Le Relais du Mont Chauve...
Located 11 km from Villers-BocageFrom 62 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsHouse with 3 bedrooms    
9.8
Saint-Martin-de-Sallen
Room (s) Guest (s) available in Swiss Normandy Calvados.
Located 16.8 km from Villers-Bocage60 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsChambres d'hòtes Le Puits    
9.8
Saint-Martin-des-Besaces
Le Puits is a family run Bed & Breakfast in the village of St Martin des Besaces, also offering camping and caravanning. Perfectly situated for exploring the undulating picturesque...
Located 16.9 km from Villers-Bocage54 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 10 personsGîte Le Pressoir -  
9.2
La Vacquerie
Former press schist, restored in stone and retaining original beams, this spacious 150 m² house welcomes you to a haven of peace and greenery in a garden of rich tourist 1000 m². Région...
Located 15.2 km from Villers-BocageFrom 320 € to 665 € per week 
House for 3 personsLe Pigeonnier  
9.5
Balleroy
25 min from the landing beaches, 15 mn from Bayeux (its cathedral, its tapestry) halfway between Honfleur, Deauville and Mont Saint -Michel. The Dovecote is a small house near the owner's...
Located 17.6 km from Villers-BocageFrom 220 € to 340 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsDirect view cathedral bayeux city center   NEW
Bayeux
Studio fully renovated and furnished in old building opposite the Cathedral. The 2nd floor. For 2 people. Double bed (king size), kitchen (including kettle, toaster, ceramic hob, extractor,...
Located 22 km from Villers-Bocage 

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CAMPSITES

 
6 places over 2,5 haAu-Bonheur-Nomade    NEW
Livry
A welcoming, authentic and original, where you have the opportunity to stay in Mongolian Yurt in Indian Tipi or Treehouse Moroccan, living a unique moment in the peace and quiet place....
Located 7.5 km from Villers-Bocage69 € per day 
92 places over 7 haCamping L'escapade    
9.6
Cahagnolles
In the Norman countryside, in a calm and natural environment, L'escapade offers pitches or mobile home rentals on marge parcels, along the fishing pond. Covered and heated swimming...
Located 11.5 km from Villers-BocageFrom 15.50 € to 20.90 € per day 
30 places over 3,5 haCamping Le Puits    
9.4
Saint-Martin-des-Besaces
Camping Le Puits is a family run campsite in the village of St Martin des Besaces offering camping / caravanning and Bed & Breakfast. Perfectly situated for exploring the undulating...
Located 16.9 km from Villers-Bocage19 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Hotel Les Trois Rois - Hotel in Villers-BocageLogis Hotel Les Trois Rois     
6.1
Villers-Bocage
This Logis is located in the Normandy village of Villers-Bocage. It offers free parking and soundproofed accommodation with TV, private bathroom and free Wi-Fi. The Trois Rois Restaurant...
Located in Villers-BocageRoom from 91 €
Manoir De La Rivière - Hotel in Villers-BocageManoir De La Rivière    
9.3
Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles
Manoir de la Rivière is a converted 16th-century farmhouse surrounded by 37 acres of gardens and woodland in Normandy’s countryside. It offers en suite rooms and a leisure complex....
Located 2.6 km from Villers-BocageRoom from 120 €
Hotel de la Place - Hotel in Villers-BocageHotel de la Place    
7.5
Aunay-sur-Odon
Located in Aunay-sur-Odon, Hotel de la Place is situated only a 30-minute drive from Caen and its ferry port. Saint-Lô is only a 35-minute drive away. Choose among elegant single and...
Located 6.9 km from Villers-BocageRoom from 54 €

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Pierre & Vacances Village Club Normandy Garden
Pierre & Vacances Village Club Normandy Garden in Branville in the Normandy region of France offers cottage-style houses and apartments with furnished...
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