Sainte-Colombe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 22 km from Sainte-Colombe

Visit Sainte-Colombe: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-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 Sainte-Colombe in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 22 km and Cherbourg at 25 km.

Sainte-Colombe, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction south)

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

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at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Coutances guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 46 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

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Markets in and near Sainte-Colombe

  • Bricquebec: market Monday (10km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (11km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (15km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (17km)
  • Les Pieux: market Friday (23km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (24km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Colombe, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (22km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (25km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (32km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (34km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (28km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (41km)
  • Cap de la Hague (41km)
  • Roches de Ham (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sainte-Colombe is in the north of France at 46 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Colombe is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Colombe

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50390

Distance to Sainte-Colombe

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 294 km

from Nice: 924 km

from Bordeaux: 515 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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 Sainte-Colombe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biniville, Colomby, Crosville-sur-Douve, Golleville, Hautteville-Bocage, Hemevez, La Bonneville, Lieusaint, Magneville, Morville, Nehou, Orglandes, Rauville-la-Place, Reigneville-Bocage, Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte and Taillepied.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Colombe