Gambais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gambais: highlights and tourist information

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Gambais is situated in the Yvelines, Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 19 km from Versailles, the department capital. (General information: Gambais is 50 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 33 km and La Roche-Guyon at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gambais, France: places to visit and attractions

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


Map of places to visit near Gambais

Markets in and near Gambais

  • Houdan: market Friday (6km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (17km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (17km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (20km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (23km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (23km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (23km)

More information about Gambais, Paris

Tourist attractions to visit near Gambais, 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 Gambais and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (18km) [Map]
  • Villa Savoye (31km) [Map]
  • Maison des Jardies (39km) [Map]
  • Saint Cloud Parc (39km) [Map]
  • Chateau de Maisons (40km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (56km) [Map]

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (25km) [Map]
  • Vexin Francais (41km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (22km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (24km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (27km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (31km) [Map]
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (32km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (32km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (34km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (36km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (38km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (39km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (39km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (44km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (49km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (49km) [Map]
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (51km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (52km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (52km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (52km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Groussay (11km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (13km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (18km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (27km) [Map]
  • Parc de Versailles (33km) [Map]
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (33km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (34km) [Map]
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (35km) [Map]
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (35km) [Map]
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (38km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km) [Map]
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (38km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (39km) [Map]
  • Parc de Courson (40km) [Map]
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (41km) [Map]
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (42km) [Map]
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (42km) [Map]
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (43km) [Map]
  • Parc de Chamarande (49km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (21km) [Map]
  • Vaux de Cernay (22km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (23km) [Map]
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (27km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (18km) [Map]
  • Pontoise (44km) [Map]
  • Etampes (52km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (36km) [Map]
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (37km) [Map]
  • Rueil-Malmaison (39km) [Map]
  • Meudon (41km) [Map]
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (43km) [Map]
  • Courbevoie (45km) [Map]
  • Levallois-Perret (47km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (14km) [Map]
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (45km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gambais

Canton: Houdan

Arrondissement: Mantes-la-Jolie

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78950

Distance to Gambais

from Versailles (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 50 km

from Calais: 242 km

from Nice: 709 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Gambais): Adainville, Bazainville, Bourdonne, Conde-sur-Vesgre, Dannemarie, Gambaiseuil, Garancieres, Houdan, Maulette, Millemont and Richebourg.

This page in French: Visitez Gambais