Continual updates regarding traffic conditions on the A13 motorway, traffic forecasts, warnings of road incidents, roadworks on the A13 motorway... Sapn is your best source of information to travel with peace of mind between Paris and Caen. Sanef suggests you stay tuned to radio Sanef 107.7, for the best travel guidance and also consult the interactive map below.
Sanef&You, your helpful co-driver, provides practical information in real time so that you can enjoy your journey on the A13 motorway: all you need to know about current roadworks, closed slip roads, rest areas, service stations and carpooling, recharging terminals for electric vehicles, webcams, etc. Discover all the services available throughout your journey!
Furthermore, you can forecast how long your journey will take to to Caen or to the capitale. Also connect to our social networks and receive our live traffic alerts with the Sanef & You app.
A13 motorway: Sanef is at your service on the motorway to Normandy
Thanks to the regular developments, works and maintenance carried out by Sanef, the Normandy motorway has excellent infrastructures that enable you to travel in the best conditions. Our objectives? Not only the continuous improvement of safety and traffic flow, but also meeting all your needs.
Our relaxation areas on the A13 motorway
Nearly 35 service stations and rest areas are dotted along the Normandy motorway. With Sanef, you can rely on:
- petrol stations to serenely continue along the road,
- electrical recharging terminals to recharge your electric or hybrid vehicle,
- catering chain outlets so that you’re ready to take to the road again,
- baby changing areas, so that they also leave with a smile on their face,
- carpooling areas to share “a stretch of the road”,
- WiFi areas to stay connected.
So discover our rest areas such as Beauchêne Sud, dedicated to the Vikings, the Vironvay Nord service station, or the Giberville Sud service station near to Caen with petrol station, restaurant and motorway services shop.
The western motorway, from the City of Light to the City of 100 bell towers
Your journey along the western motorway will take you through two regions: Île-de-France (Paris, Hauts-de-Seine, Yvelines) and Normandy (Eure, Calvados, Seine-Maritime).
When travelling from Paris to Caen, you will see delightful towns, characterful historic and modern cities looking to the future…
Les Mureaux, for space rocket enthusiasts
From Paris, take off towards Les Mureaux, home of the Ariane rocket and a great aerospace adventure. The town is also of historic and prehistoric interest with its megalithic burial place. After 30 km, take exit 8 to get there.
The aptly-named town of Mantes-la-Jolie
You can also take exit 11 – Mantes Est to leave the A13 and visit Mantes-la-Jolie, also known as the Royal city. Situated on the banks of the River Seine, Mantes-la-Jolie and its town centre have some wonderful surprises in store for those strolling about in search of peace and quiet.
The oh-so modern town of Val-de-Reuil
Just 55 km further along, the A13 motorway leads you to Val-de-Reuil. If you take exit 19, you will reach this contemporary town that enchants enthusiasts of modern architecture.
Rouen and its medieval past
Leave the A13 motorway via exit 22 Oissel or branch off along the A139 to enter the heart of Rouen.. This port town on the River Seine will have you “keeling over” at the sight of its pedestrian centre with paved narrow streets and medieval, half-timbered houses. Inquisitive visitors are also delighted to “cast anchor” for a while and explore the local history by visiting the city’s Gothic churches, like Saint-Maclou and Saint-Ouen. What is more, Rouen has the same nickname as Caen, the final town on our A13 motorway: the city of 100 bell towers.
Pont-l’Evêque, Deauville, Trouville... to have a great holiday
Pont-l’Evêque Pont-l’Evêque will welcome you with open arms when you decide to take the A132 from the A13 motorway. Right in the heart of the Pays d’Auge, this delightful town located close to the Channel is an ideal base when holidaying in Normandy. The famous seaside resorts of Deauville, Trouville et Honfleur.
Caen, the city of 100 bell towers
At the end of your journey in the company of Sapn, Caen vopens its arms to welcome you. The city of 100 bell towers holds in store such architectural pearls as the Abbey of Sainte-Trinité, also known as the Abbaye aux Dames, the Abbey of Saint-Étienne, also known as the Abbaye aux Hommes, the Church of Saint-Pierre… and not forgetting the famous Château de Caen. Le Mémorial is another not-to-be-missed tourist site. Caen is also a point of departure for England. You can catch a ferry to Portsmouth from Ouistreham.
A price calculator to prepare your journey on the A13
Sanef also informs you of its free-flow toll tariffs thanks to its price calculator. The price of your journey will depend on the class of your vehicle (passenger car, heavy goods vehicle, motorcycle, etc.). And of course, it will also be calculated in relation to the length of your journey. The Normandy motorway tolls are especially used to carry out major developments, such as the widening and reconstruction projects of bridges between Pont-l’Evêque and Dozulé for example. Your contribution also enables sundry works to be carried out and the constant maintenance of the roadway and its infrastructures, such as the rest areas. We also strive to provide you with the best information possible.
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