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Colomby-sur-Thaon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Colomby-sur-Thaon in Calvados

Photo is of Caen at 9 km from Colomby-sur-Thaon

Visit Colomby-sur-Thaon: highlights and tourist information

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Colomby-sur-Thaon is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 9 km and Creully at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colomby-sur-Thaon, 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 Colomby-sur-Thaon in Normandy.

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

Caen

Caen

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Creully guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Cabourg guide
 
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Bayeux

Bayeux

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Deauville guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Trouville

Trouville

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Trouville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colomby-sur-Thaon

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Markets in and near Colomby-sur-Thaon

  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (4km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (8km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Ouistreham: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Ouistreham: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (12km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Troarn: market Saturday (19km)

More information about Colomby-sur-Thaon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Colomby-sur-Thaon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (11km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (11km)
  • Plantbessin (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (9km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (10km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (10km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (36km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (27km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Colomby-sur-Thaon is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Colomby-sur-Thaon is 206 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colomby-sur-Thaon

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14610

Distance to Colomby-sur-Thaon

from Caen (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 206 km

from Calais: 247 km

from Nice: 852 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Anguerny, Anisy, Banville, Basly, Beny-sur-Mer, Bieville-Beuville, Cairon, Cambes-en-Plaine, Cresserons, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Epron, Fontaine-Henry, Lasson, Le Fresne-Camilly, Luc-sur-Mer, Mathieu, Periers-sur-le-Dan, Plumetot, Reviers, Rosel, Rots, Saint-Contest, Thaon and Villons-les-Buissons.

This page in French: Visiter Colomby-sur-Thaon

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