Cambes-en-Plaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cambes-en-Plaine in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 6 km from Cambes-en-Plaine

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Cambes-en-Plaine is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cambes-en-Plaine in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 6 km and Creully at 13 km.

Cambes-en-Plaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Caen

Caen

at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
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Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 21 km (direction east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 24 km (direction west)

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 33 km (direction east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 33 km (direction east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

The resort of Deauville, established in the 19th century, is still one...

See Deauville guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of its 19th...

See Trouville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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Markets in and near Cambes-en-Plaine

  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (7km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (8km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (11km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (16km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Cambes-en-Plaine, France

What to do at Cambes-en-Plaine? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cambes-en-Plaine.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (15km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (14km)
  • Plantbessin (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (35km)
  • Boutemont (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (5km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (7km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (8km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (36km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cambes-en-Plaine is in the north of France at 6 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cambes-en-Plaine is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cambes-en-Plaine

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14610

Distance to Cambes-en-Plaine

from Caen (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 249 km

from Nice: 849 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Cambes-en-Plaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anguerny, Anisy, Authie, Basly, Bieville-Beuville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Caen, Cairon, Carpiquet, Colleville-Montgomery, Colombelles, Colomby-sur-Thaon, Cresserons, Epron, Fontaine-Henry, Herouville-Saint-Clair, Mathieu, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Rosel, Saint-Contest, Thaon and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Cambes-en-Plaine

 
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