Colombiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Colombiers in Orne



Visit Colombiers: highlights and tourist information

Colombiers is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 5 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Colombiers is 174 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 13 km and Sees at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Colombiers, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Colombiers. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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More information about Colombiers & region

Markets in and near Colombiers

Local markets

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (17km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (27km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (28km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (33km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (35km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Colombiers, 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 Colombiers and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (13km); Sainte-Suzanne (51km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (20km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (22km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt d'Écouves (8km); Signal d'Écouves (9km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (16km); Forêt de Perseigne (16km)

Towns of Art and history Jublains (47km); Evron (48km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombiers

Canton: Alençon 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61250

Distance to Colombiers

from Alencon (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 768 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

Colombiers 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 Colombiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Colombiers): Alencon, Cerise, Conde-sur-Sarthe, Cuissai, Damigny, Forges, Le Chevain, Lonrai, Pace, Radon, Saint-Germain-du-Corbeis, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois, Saint-Paterne and Valframbert.

This page in French: Visitez Colombiers