Colomby tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cherbourg at 22 km from Colomby

Visit Colomby: highlights and tourist information

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Colomby is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Colomby in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cherbourg at 22 km and Lessay abbey at 26 km.

Colomby, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

The port town of Cherbourg has several monuments and museums of interest...

See Cherbourg guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction south)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-east)

Barfleur is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' and the...

See Barfleur guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 44 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 46 km (direction south)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide

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Map of places to visit near Colomby


Markets in and near Colomby

  • Valognes: market Friday (7km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (10km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (14km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Colomby, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Colomby, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (20km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (22km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (30km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (33km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (27km)
  • Cap de la Hague (40km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (40km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (7km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Colomby is in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Colomby is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colomby

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50700

Distance to Colomby

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 925 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 680 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Colomby from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biniville, Flottemanville, Golleville, Hautteville-Bocage, Hemevez, Le Ham, Lieusaint, Magneville, Morville, Negreville, Nehou, Orglandes, Reigneville-Bocage, Saint-Cyr, Sainte-Colombe, Sortosville, Urville and Yvetot-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Colomby