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Colleville-Montgomery tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Caen at 11 km from Colleville-Montgomery

Visit Colleville-Montgomery: highlights and tourist information

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Colleville-Montgomery is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 11 km and Cabourg at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Colleville-Montgomery, 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 Colleville-Montgomery in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Caen guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Creully guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 29 km (direction east-south-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 29 km (direction east-south-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

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

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

See Deauville guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

The long established resort at Trouville has retained lots of...

See Trouville guide
Villerville

Villerville

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

Less popular than neighbours Deauville and Trouville, the resort...

See Villerville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colleville-Montgomery

 
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Markets in and near Colleville-Montgomery

  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (6km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (9km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (11km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Thursday & Monday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Cabourg: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)

More information about Colleville-Montgomery, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Colleville-Montgomery, France

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

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) (11km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (19km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (36km)
  • Plantbessin (37km)
  • Boutemont (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pegasus Bridge (4km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (11km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (12km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Colleville-Montgomery is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Colleville-Montgomery is 199 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colleville-Montgomery

Canton: Ouistreham

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14880

Distance to Colleville-Montgomery

from Caen (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Benouville, Bieville-Beuville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Breville, Cambes-en-Plaine, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Epron, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Langrune-sur-Mer, Lion-sur-Mer, Luc-sur-Mer, Mathieu, Ouistreham, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Ranville, Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay and Sallenelles.

This page in French: Visiter Colleville-Montgomery

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