Colombieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Colombieres: highlights and tourist information

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Colombieres is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 46 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Colombieres is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Normandy landing beaches at 11 km and Bayeux at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colombieres, 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 Colombieres 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 Colombieres

Markets in and near Colombieres

  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (10km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (28km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (29km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Colombieres, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Colombieres, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (29km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (29km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (30km)
  • Argences (46km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (13km)
  • Baie des Veys (15km)
  • Roches de Ham (30km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (45km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (46km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (29km)
  • Villers-Bocage (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombieres

Canton: Trévières

Arrondissement: Bayeux

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14710

Distance to Colombieres

from Caen (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 273 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 642 km

Getting here

Colombieres 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 Colombieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignerville, Bernesq, Bricqueville, Canchy, Castilly, Ecrammeville, Formigny, La Cambe, La Folie, Les Oubeaux, Lison, Longueville, Monfreville, Saint-Germain-du-Pert, Saint-Marcouf, Saint-Martin-de-Blagny, Trevieres and Vouilly.

This page in French: Visiter Colombieres