Coulombs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coulombs: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Coulombs

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

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

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Coulombs 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 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