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Port-en-Bessin-Huppain - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Geographical information

Latitude49.3430930 (N 49° 20’ 35”)
Longitude-0.7730920 (W 0° 46’ 23”)
Surface area7.56 km²
Population1983 inhabitants
Density262 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (27 mi, 39 min)
Insee code14515
IntercommunalityCC de Bayeux Intercom

Nearest cities & towns

Aure sur Mer1.9 mi (5 min)
Commes2.1 mi (6 min)
Étréham2.3 mi (7 min)
Maisons2.7 mi (7 min)
Colleville-sur-Mer3.5 mi (7 min)
Longues-sur-Mer4.1 mi (9 min)
Tour-en-Bessin4.3 mi (12 min)
Sully4.3 mi (10 min)
Vaucelles5.2 mi (12 min)
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer5.3 mi (11 min)
Surrain5.3 mi (11 min)
Vaux-sur-Aure5.3 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

Paraglider pilots fly to Port-en-Bessin. A vocational school is located there: ELEMENT'AIR.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Exhibition Bessy - Goupy
Mont Castel Sous All Angles
Concert of Classical Music of the "Improvisation Ensemble" Church of Port en Bessin
Butterflies and Company
Exhibition "Anchoring" by Jean Ostovany
The Resurgences of the Aure Valley at sea
Fireworks of the Vauban Tower 2019

Detailed information

Normandy Impressionist Festival
Since 2010, Impressionism has had its own festival! From 3 april to 6 september 2020


Port-en-Bessin-Huppain summer
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain summer
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See photo
Port-en-Bessin from the sky
Port-en-Bessin from the sky
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Dykes of Port-en-Bessin
Dykes of Port-en-Bessin
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Port-en-Bessin seen from the west
Port-en-Bessin seen from the west
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In flight over the cliffs
In flight over the cliffs
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Sunday 18 june
Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C
Monday 19 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 19°C
Tuesday 20 june
Min. 12°C - Max. 18°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Delta and paragliding off facing north, Commes, nearby village of Port-en-Bessin.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the French formal gardens at the Domaine Marquis Turgot
Culture and education6 € Creully sur Seulles (12.2 mi)
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (22 mi)
Water sports equipment hire in the Orne Valley
Nature and the great outdoors17 € Caen (22 mi)
River boat ride to discover the Cotentin Marshes
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 15 € Carentan-les-Marais (22 mi)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (28 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cotentin Peninsula
Car itineraryEasy7h00Carentan-les-Marais (21 mi)
Turqueville's Tower
Village visitEasy1h15Turqueville (23 mi)
The Willows
Village visitEasy1h00Fresville (27 mi)
Cliffs of Black Cows
HikeEasy2h00Villers-sur-Mer (35 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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