Things to do in Mantes-la-Jolie

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Start with the Top Sights in Mantes-la-Jolie

If you're in Mantes-la-Jolie to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Fondation Monet in Giverny

⭐️ 4.6 (13673)

Gardens of Versailles

⭐️ 4.7 (13531)

Thoiry ZooSafari

⭐️ 4.2 (12679)

Estate of Trianon

⭐️ 4.6 (10097)

France Miniature

⭐️ 4.4 (6063)

Château de Rambouillet

⭐️ 4.3 (3897)

Château de Breteuil

⭐️ 4.6 (3158)

The Butterfly House

⭐️ 4.3 (1771)

Espace Rambouillet

⭐️ 4.4 (1485)

Maisons-Laffitte Castle

⭐️ 4.4 (1229)

Château de Monte-Cristo

⭐️ 4.5 (1191)

The top affordable restaurants in Mantes-la-Jolie

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Mantes-la-Jolie city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Etoile de saint Exupéry

⭐️ 5 (9950)

Price Range: $

Restaurant Mantes la Jolie - Soprano

⭐️ 4 (1061)

Price Range: $$

Pizza Del Teatro

⭐️ 4.2 (901)

Price Range: $$

Ô Baradise

⭐️ 4.7 (729)

Price Range: $$

Jack & Joey

⭐️ 4.4 (644)

Price Range: $$

Le Boucanier

⭐️ 4.2 (613)

Price Range: $$

Le Jardin des saveurs

⭐️ 4.7 (603)

Price Range: $$

L'Atelier restaurant

⭐️ 4.6 (586)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.2 (516)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.6 (510)

Price Range: $$

Le Mandarin

⭐️ 4.6 (440)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Mantes-la-Jolie

These are curated, high quality experiences in Mantes-la-Jolie hosted by locals!

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End your night in some of the best bars in Mantes-la-Jolie

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Mantes-la-Jolie, curated exclusively for you.

Ô Baradise

⭐️ 4.7 (772)

Price Range: $$

Le Boucanier

⭐️ 4.2 (629)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.6 (567)

Price Range: $$

Pub Les Coulisses

⭐️ 4.6 (424)

Price Range: $$

Le Lys d'Or - Burger & Bar à Cocktails

⭐️ 4.8 (386)


⭐️ 4.4 (233)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (118)

Bar de la Tour

⭐️ 4.4 (99)

Price Range: $$

Le Lys Bar

⭐️ 4.2 (94)

Price Range: $

Le Diamond Mantes

⭐️ 4.1 (72)

Price Range: $

Bar Brasserie L' AMBIANCE

⭐️ 4.6 (57)

Pick from the best places to stay in Mantes-la-Jolie

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Check out these bookable attractions in Mantes-la-Jolie

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Mantes-la-Jolie.

Ticket to the Thoiry ZooSafari Park

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Chateau de Montigny: This historic castle is a must-see when visiting Mantes-la-Jolie. The Chateau dates back to the thirteenth century and is surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills, offering a spectacular view of the surrounding countryside.
  2. Hiking through Parc Régional de la Haute Vallée de Chevreuse: This regional park offers many different trails, ensuring plenty of options for hikers of all skill levels. Enjoy the natural beauty of the landscape as you make your way to the summit of Chelys, the highest peak of the park.
  3. Exploring the 22nd-century Museum of Contemporary Art: Visitors to Mantes-la-Jolie can explore the modern-day exhibit of pieces from an array of contemporary artists. This museum provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in an extensive selection of art, with pieces ranging from installations to photography.

Mantes-la-Jolie is best enjoyed during the spring and summer months when temperatures are mild, the days are long, and the sunshine and vibrant foliage create an idyllic atmosphere. The area is primarily a residential region and is not as tourist orientated, so the best time to visit and get a truly authentic French experience is during the holidays when all the locals are out and the city is bustling.

Mantes-la-Jolie is an ideal destination for a short trip. Two full days is an ideal amount of time to check out the highlights and attractions of the city. Spend the morning exploring the medieval architecture and the nearby landscapes, then spend the afternoon in one of the city's quaint cafés or taking a stroll along the banks of the Seine.

Getting around the city of Mantes-la-Jolie is easy and convenient. The main transportation options include walking, biking, or taking the train or bus. The city is connected by several roads and bike paths, plus there are many bus lines that travel throughout the city and can take you easily between destinations. The train line also connects several parts of the city and provides an affordable and reliable way to get around.

Mantes-la-Jolie offers plenty of entertainment for kids. Teens and families alike can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Seine and the many bike paths around the city. Kids will love a visit to the local tourist attractions like the Aquarium des Mers and the Zoologique de Triolet. The Marais Vernier open-air museum is also a must for all ages.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Mantes-la-Jolie. To start off we'd have to mention MYSTERE, Pub Les Coulisses, Le Sporting Bar Pub Hotel. Check out our page on the best bars in Mantes-la-Jolie.

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