Camembert tourism and travel guide

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Visit Camembert: highlights and tourist information

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Camembert is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 52 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Camembert is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 17 km and Argentan at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Camembert, 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 Camembert in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Camembert

Markets in and near Camembert

  • 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)

More information about Camembert, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Camembert, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (54km)

Churches and 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)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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-channel 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 as being close (less than kilometres from ): 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: Visiter Camembert