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Colombiers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Alencon at 5 km from Colombiers

Visit Colombiers: highlights and tourist information

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Colombiers is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 5 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colombiers, 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 Colombiers in Normandy.

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

Alencon

Alencon

at 5 km (direction south-east)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon,...

See Alencon guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-west)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 13 km (direction south-west)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Sees

Sees

at 17 km (direction north-east)

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but...

See Sees guide
 
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Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 21 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites...

See Argentan guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 36 km (direction west)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 37 km (direction east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 39 km (direction east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 41 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colombiers

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Markets in and near Colombiers

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (17km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (27km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (28km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (33km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Colombiers, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Colombiers, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (22km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (8km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (9km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (16km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Colombiers is in the north of France at 5 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Colombiers is 174 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombiers

Canton: Alençon 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61250

Distance to Colombiers

from Alencon (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 768 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alencon, Cerise, Conde-sur-Sarthe, Cuissai, Damigny, Forges, Le Chevain, Lonrai, Pace, Radon, Saint-Germain-du-Corbeis, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois, Saint-Paterne and Valframbert.

This page in French: Visiter Colombiers

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