Belval tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 8 km from Belval

Visit Belval: highlights and tourist information

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Belval 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 Belval in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 8 km and Lessay abbey at 24 km.

Belval, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide


Heritage Site at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide


at 52 km (direction 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 east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Bayeux guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and contains numerous...

See Emerald Coast guide


at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port, is also...

See Saint-Malo guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 67 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic villas and...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide

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Map of places to visit near Belval


Markets in and near Belval

  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (15km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (16km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (17km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Lo: market Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Belval, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Belval, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (6km)
  • Plantbessin (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roches de Ham (23km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (34km)
  • Chausey (37km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Baie des Veys (41km)
  • Île des Landes (50km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (51km)
  • Île des Rimains (52km)
  • Île du Guesclin (55km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (55km)
  • Île Besnard (58km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (25km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)

Geography and distances

Belval is in the north of France at 22 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Belval is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Belval

Canton: Cerisy-la-Salle

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50210

Distance to Belval

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 313 km

from Nice: 888 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 669 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 Belval from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cambernon, Cametours, Camprond, Cerisy-la-Salle, Contrieres, Courcy, Le Lorey, Monthuchon, Montpinchon, Nicorps, Ouville, Roncey, Saint-Denis-le-Vetu, Saussey and Savigny.

This page in French: Visiter Belval