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Doville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lessay abbey at 12 km from Doville

Visit Doville: highlights and tourist information

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Doville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 12 km and Coutances at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Doville, 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 Doville in Normandy.

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

Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Lessay abbey guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Coutances guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cherbourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barfleur guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 47 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Normandy landing beaches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Doville


Markets in and near Doville

  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Portbail: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Barneville-Carteret: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (17km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (18km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (19km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (21km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (22km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Doville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Doville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (31km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (35km)
  • Argences (36km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (41km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (41km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (30km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (48km)
  • Cap de la Hague (49km)
  • Roches de Ham (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Doville is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Doville is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Doville

Canton: Haye-du-Puits

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50250

Distance to Doville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 302 km

from Nice: 919 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 683 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 Doville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bolleville, Catteville, La Haye-du-Puits, Lithaire, Montgardon, Neufmesnil, Neuville-en-Beaumont, Saint-Nicolas-de-Pierrepont, Saint-Sauveur-de-Pierrepont, Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Saint-Symphorien-le-Valois, Taillepied and Varenguebec.

This page in French: Visiter Doville

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