Camembert tourism and travel guide
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Visit Camembert: highlights and tourist information
Camembert is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 52 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Camembert is 159 km from Paris).
Camembert, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Camembert. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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More information about Camembert & region
Markets in and near Camembert
- Trun: market Thursday (12km)
- Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (21km)
- Orbec: market Wednesday (22km)
- Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
- Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (23km)
- Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (27km)
- Falaise: market Saturday (28km)
- Lisieux: market Saturday all day (28km)
- Sees: market Saturday (32km)
- Thiberville: market Monday (34km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Camembert, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Camembert and wondering what to do next!
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (44km); Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (54km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (22km)
Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (54km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (51km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (21km); Sassy (28km); Boutemont (32km); Arboretum d'Harcourt (54km)
Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (40km); Forêt d'Écouves (40km); Prairie (Caen) (51km); Pegasus Bridge (51km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (52km)
Towns of Art and history Orbec (22km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (48km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cabourg (49km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (34km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Camembert
from Alencon (prefecture): 52 km
from Paris: 159 km
from Calais: 258 km
from Nice: 793 km
from Bordeaux: 455 km
from Strasbourg: 556 km
Camembert is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-challen ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Camembert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Camembert): Aubry-le-Panthou, Champosoult, Coudehard, Crouttes, Fresnay-le-Samson, Guerquesalles, Le Renouard, Les Champeaux, Mont-Ormel, Neauphe-sur-Dive, Roiville, Survie and Vimoutiers.
This page in French: Visitez Camembert