Amblie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Amblie in Calvados

Visit Amblie: highlights and tourist information

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Amblie is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Amblie is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 4 km and Arromanches at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Amblie, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Amblie in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Amblie

Markets in and near Amblie

  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (8km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (8km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (16km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Amblie, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Amblie, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amblie.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (6km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (6km)
  • Plantbessin (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (14km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (16km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (17km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (31km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Roches de Ham (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cabourg (27km)
  • Touques (43km)
  • Domjean (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Amblie

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

Distance to Amblie

from Caen (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 249 km

from Nice: 859 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

Amblie is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Amblie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banville, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bernieres-sur-Mer, Cairon, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Coulombs, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Crepon, Creully, Cully, Fontaine-Henry, Graye-sur-Mer, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Meuvaines, Reviers, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer, Thaon, Tierceville, Ver-sur-Mer, Villiers-le-Sec and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Amblie