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Visit Cambes-en-Plaine: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 6 km and Creully at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cambes-en-Plaine, 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 Cambes-en-Plaine 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 Cambes-en-Plaine


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)

More information about Cambes-en-Plaine, Normandy

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)

Geography and distances

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

Cambes-en-Plaine 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 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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