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Coulombs tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coulombs in Calvados

Photo is of Creully at 4 km from Coulombs

Visit Coulombs: highlights and tourist information

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Coulombs is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Creully at 4 km and Bayeux at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coulombs, 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 Coulombs in Normandy.

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

Creully

Creully

at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arromanches guide
Caen

Caen

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Caen guide
 
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Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 33 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 34 km (direction east)

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

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Houlgate guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 38 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 41 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 46 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Cambremer guide
Deauville

Deauville

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Deauville guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 48 km (direction south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting...

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coulombs

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Markets in and near Coulombs

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (10km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer: market Thursday (15km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (20km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Coulombs, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Coulombs, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (2km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (2km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (3km)
  • Plantbessin (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (15km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (17km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (21km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (25km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Roches de Ham (43km)
  • Baie des Veys (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (20km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coulombs is in the north of France at 16 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Coulombs is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulombs

Canton: Creully

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14480

Distance to Coulombs

from Caen (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 859 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblie, Audrieu, Bazenville, Brouay, Carcagny, Chouain, Colombiers-sur-Seulles, Conde-sur-Seulles, Creully, Cully, Ducy-Sainte-Marguerite, Esquay-sur-Seulles, Lantheuil, Le Fresne-Camilly, Le Manoir, Loucelles, Martragny, Nonant, Putot-en-Bessin, Rucqueville, Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, Sainte-Croix-Grand-Tonne, Secqueville-en-Bessin, Tierceville, Vaux-sur-Seulles, Vienne-en-Bessin and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Coulombs

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