Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Argentan at 22 km from Camembert
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Camembert. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (44km); Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (54km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (22km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (51km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (21km); Sassy (28km); Boutemont (32km)
Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (40km); Forêt d'Écouves (40km); Prairie (Caen) (51km); Pegasus Bridge (51km)
Towns of Art and history Orbec (22km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (34km)
from Alencon (local prefecture): 52 km
from Paris: 159 km
from Calais: 258 km
from Nice: 793 km
from Bordeaux: 455 km
from Strasbourg: 556 km
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.
Orne 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.
This page in French: Visitez Camembert