Chavenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chavenay: highlights and tourist information

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Chavenay is situated in the Yvelines, Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 6 km from Versailles, the department capital. (General information: Chavenay is 26 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 11 km and Eiffel Tower at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chavenay, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Chavenay in Paris. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


Map of places to visit near Chavenay

Markets in and near Chavenay

  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (8km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Poissy: market Thursday (9km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)

More information about Chavenay, Paris

Tourist attractions to visit near Chavenay, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chavenay and wondering what to do next!

  • Cinéaqua (22km) [Map]
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (26km) [Map]
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (31km) [Map]

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments


Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (34km) [Map]

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (20km) [Map]
  • Vexin Francais (29km) [Map]
  • Oise-Pays de France (56km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (3km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (7km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (8km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (9km) [Map]
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (9km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (11km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (13km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (16km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (17km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (19km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (23km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (25km) [Map]
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (26km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (26km) [Map]
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (27km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (28km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (28km) [Map]
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (29km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (30km) [Map]
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (31km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (42km) [Map]
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (51km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (58km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (59km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (9km) [Map]
  • Parc de Versailles (11km) [Map]
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (11km) [Map]
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (13km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (14km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Groussay (15km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (16km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (19km) [Map]
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (22km) [Map]
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (25km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (25km) [Map]
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (26km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (26km) [Map]
  • Parc de Courson (30km) [Map]
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (37km) [Map]
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (39km) [Map]
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (41km) [Map]
  • Parc de Chamarande (41km) [Map]
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (42km) [Map]
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (44km) [Map]
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (50km) [Map]
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (51km) [Map]
  • Potager des Princes (52km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (59km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (17km) [Map]
  • Vaux de Cernay (19km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (25km) [Map]
  • Murs à pêches (34km) [Map]
  • Château de Sauvage (35km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Chantilly (52km) [Map]
  • Foret d'Halette (63km) [Map]

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (52km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (12km) [Map]
  • Rueil-Malmaison (14km) [Map]
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (16km) [Map]
  • Meudon (19km) [Map]
  • Courbevoie (20km) [Map]
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (22km) [Map]
  • Levallois-Perret (22km) [Map]
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (27km) [Map]
  • Maisons-Alfort (33km) [Map]
  • Creteil (36km) [Map]
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (38km) [Map]
  • Gagny (40km) [Map]
  • Livry-Gargan (41km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (14km) [Map]
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (20km) [Map]
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (27km) [Map]
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (32km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavenay

Canton: Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78450

Distance to Chavenay

from Versailles (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 26 km

from Calais: 233 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chavenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Chavenay): Aigremont, Bois-d'Arcy, Chambourcy, Crespieres, Davron, Feucherolles, Fontenay-le-Fleury, Fourqueux, Les Clayes-sous-Bois, Noisy-le-Roi, Plaisir, Rennemoulin, Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole, Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, Thiverval-Grignon and Villepreux.

This page in French: Visitez Chavenay