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Donville-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

Photo of Donville-les-Bains in Manche

Photo is of Granville at 1 km from Donville-les-Bains

Visit Donville-les-Bains: highlights and tourist information

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Donville-les-Bains is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Granville at 1 km and Coutances at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Donville-les-Bains, 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 Donville-les-Bains in Normandy.

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



Seaside resort at 1 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Granville guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Coutances guide


Heritage Site at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Cancale guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Emerald Coast guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Malo guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of...

See Saint-Suliac guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint-Lunaire is a small resort, established west of Dinard in the...

See Saint-Lunaire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Donville-les-Bains


Markets in and near Donville-les-Bains

  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (1km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (4km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (11km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (18km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (24km)
  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)

Hotels near Donville-les-Bains

More information about Donville-les-Bains, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Donville-les-Bains, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (21km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (43km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (45km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chausey (15km)
  • Île des Landes (24km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (24km)
  • Île des Rimains (25km)
  • Couesnon (26km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (26km)
  • Île du Guesclin (28km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (29km)
  • Île Besnard (32km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (32km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (40km)
  • Cézembre (40km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (40km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (40km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (42km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (42km)
  • Roches de Ham (44km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (26km)
  • Ducey (34km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (35km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (19km)

Geography and distances

Donville-les-Bains is in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Donville-les-Bains is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Donville-les-Bains

Canton: Granville

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50350

Distance to Donville-les-Bains

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 340 km

from Nice: 888 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 685 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 Donville-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anctoville-sur-Boscq, Brehal, Breville-sur-Mer, Coudeville-sur-Mer, Granville, Longueville, Saint-Aubin-Des-Preaux, Saint-Pair-sur-Mer, Saint-Planchers and Yquelon.

This page in French: Visiter Donville-les-Bains

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