Douains tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vernon at 7 km from Douains

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Douains is situated in the Eure 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 Douains in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vernon at 7 km and Giverny Gardens at 8 km.

Douains, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vernon

Vernon

at 7 km (direction north-east)

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of...

See Vernon guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France,...

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La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore...

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 21 km (direction west)

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and...

See Evreux guide
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Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 22 km (direction west)

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by...

See Chateau Gaillard guide
Lyons-la-Foret

Lyons-la-Foret

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it one of...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
La Bouille

La Bouille

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

You will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Seine river...

See La Bouille guide
Rouen

Rouen

at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town are just two...

See Rouen guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer...

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Oise department

Parc Saint Paul is one of the most popular theme parks in...

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey

Abbey at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The extensive ruins of Jumieges Abbey are one of the most visited...

See Jumieges Abbey guide
Beauvais

Beauvais

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

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated)...

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Markets in and near Douains

  • Pacy-sur-Eure: market Thursday (4km)
  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (6km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (11km)
  • Gaillon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (19km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (19km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Evreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Douains, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villa Savoye (45km)
  • Rambouillet Chateau (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (35km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (44km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (52km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (54km)
  • Abbaye Saint Georges de Boscherville (Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville) (56km)
  • Abbaye de Jumièges (Jumieges) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (8km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (8km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (9km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (12km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (20km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (23km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (38km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (41km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (44km)
  • Jardin Plume (46km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (52km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Georges (56km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (49km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (54km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Elbeuf (41km)
  • Rouen (51km)
  • Rambouillet (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Douains is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Evreux, the department capital (general information: Douains is 70 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Douains

Canton: Vernon-Sud

Arrondissement: Évreux

Department: Eure

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 27120

Distance to Douains

from Evreux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 70 km

from Calais: 214 km

from Nice: 743 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 465 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferry ports at Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here For driving distances to Douains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigleville, Blaru, Chaignes, Chaufour-les-Bonnieres, Cravent, Fains, Gadencourt, Houlbec-Cocherel, La Heuniere, Le Plessis-Hebert, Menilles, Mercey, Pacy-sur-Eure, Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy, Saint-Vincent-Des-Bois, Vernon and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Douains

 
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