> The Haute-Ville, or Upper Town: a fascinating place to walk around, with its ramparts and grand buildings, its array of museums, shops and restaurants, and, above all, its magnificent sea views.
> Musée Christian Dior : The enchanting pink Villa Les Rhumbs, on the heights just north of the centre, was the childhood home of the great French couturier Christian Dior. As well as honouring Dior, the place hosts wonderful fashion exhibitions. The garden adjoining the Dior villa is also a pleasure to discover, with its breath-taking views, as is the tearoom.
> Musée d'art et d'histoire de Granville: The collections packed into this museum cover the history and traditions of this military and fishing port which also became a thriving holiday resort from the mid-19th century.
> Musée d'art moderne Richard Anacréon: Set in a gloriously located building on the eastern tip of the Upper Town, it houses a rich collection of modern art donated by a rich collector from Granville. There is also a collection of personal objects linked to the challenging woman writer Colette.
> Aquarium marin du Roc des Harmonies: With small displays in aquaria, a sea lion and a café with grand views across the Bay of the Mont Saint-Michel.