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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
Population656 inhabitants
Density138 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.


Thursday 22 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 7°C
Friday 23 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 9°C
Saturday 24 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 9°C

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)
Jeep Ride along the D-Day Landing Beaches
Culture and education40 € Asnelles (28 km)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (34 km)
Military laser game
Entertainment10 € to 25 € Lisieux (34 km)
Pottery, ceramics, turning and modelling course
Arts and Crafts45 € Blangy-le-Château (36 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (39 km)
Way of the Three Calvaries
HikeEasy3h00Asnières (46 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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