Camembert tourism and travel guide

Photo of Camembert in Orne



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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 27 km and Lisieux at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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Plan your visit to Camembert

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More information about Camembert & region

Markets in and near Camembert

Local markets

  • 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!

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Beuvron (37km)

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Camembert

Canton: Vimoutiers

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61120

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

Getting here

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