La Colombe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 22 km from La Colombe

Visit La Colombe: highlights and tourist information

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La Colombe 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 La Colombe in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 22 km and Coutances at 28 km.

La Colombe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

See Vire guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coutances guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th century villas...

See Granville guide


Heritage Site at 36 km (direction south-west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey and island...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh every day!...

See Cancale guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which stands a...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the most popular...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide


at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Creully guide

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

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Map of places to visit near La Colombe


Markets in and near La Colombe

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (13km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (17km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vire: market Friday (22km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (23km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (25km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near La Colombe, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (57km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (61km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (24km)
  • Plantbessin (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (12km)
  • Roches de Ham (20km)
  • Couesnon (37km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (37km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (41km)
  • Chausey (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (5km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (23km)
  • Ducey (30km)
  • Villers-Bocage (45km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (17km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (11km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)

Geography and distances

La Colombe is in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: La Colombe is 258 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Colombe

Canton: Percy

Arrondissement: Saint-Lô

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50800

Distance to La Colombe

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 258 km

from Calais: 317 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 655 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 La Colombe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beslon, Fontenermont, La Bloutiere, Le Chefresne, Margueray, Percy, Saint-Aubin-Des-Bois, Saint-Maur-Des-Bois, Sainte-Cecile and Villedieu-les-Poeles.

This page in French: Visiter La Colombe