Paray-Douaville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Paray-Douaville: highlights and tourist information

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Paray-Douaville is situated in the Yvelines, Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 41 km from Versailles, the department capital. (General information: Paray-Douaville is 56 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 29 km and Chartres at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Paray-Douaville, France: places to visit and attractions

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


Map of places to visit near Paray-Douaville

Markets in and near Paray-Douaville

  • Auneau: market Friday (8km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (26km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (29km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (30km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (31km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Paray-Douaville, Paris

Tourist attractions to visit near Paray-Douaville, 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 Paray-Douaville and wondering what to do next!

  • Cinéaqua (54km) [Map]
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (54km) [Map]
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (57km) [Map]

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Catacombs (53km)
  • Eiffel Tower (54km)
  • Rodin Museum (54km) [Map]
  • Hotel des Invalides (54km) [Map]
  • Palais Bourbon (55km) [Map]
  • Grand Palais (55km) [Map]
  • Orsay Museum (55km) [Map]
  • Petit Palais (55km) [Map]
  • Jardin des Plantes (55km) [Map]
  • Champs-Elysees (55km) [Map]
  • Place de la Concorde (55km) [Map]
  • Jardin des Tuileries (55km) [Map]
  • Pont-Neuf (55km) [Map]
  • The Louvre (56km)
  • Place Vendome (56km) [Map]
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (56km) [Map]
  • Palais Royal (56km) [Map]
  • Saint-Eustache (56km) [Map]
  • Place de la Bastille (56km) [Map]
  • Place des Vosges (57km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (24km) [Map]
  • Gatinais Francais (44km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (20km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (21km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (21km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (25km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (29km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (33km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (48km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (49km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (55km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (56km) [Map]
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (56km) [Map]
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (56km) [Map]
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (58km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (21km) [Map]
  • Parc de Courson (25km) [Map]
  • Parc de Chamarande (26km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (26km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (31km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Groussay (35km) [Map]
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (42km) [Map]
  • Parc de Versailles (42km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Courances (44km) [Map]
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (45km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (45km) [Map]
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (46km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (48km) [Map]
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (56km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (17km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (19km) [Map]
  • Vaux de Cernay (25km) [Map]
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (29km) [Map]
  • Murs à pêches (62km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (20km) [Map]
  • Etampes (22km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (20km) [Map]
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (42km) [Map]
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (45km) [Map]
  • Meudon (47km) [Map]
  • Maisons-Alfort (55km) [Map]
  • Creteil (56km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (45km) [Map]
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (55km) [Map]
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (57km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Paray-Douaville

Canton: Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78660

Distance to Paray-Douaville

from Versailles (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 56 km

from Calais: 276 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Paray-Douaville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Paray-Douaville): Ablis, Allainville, Authon-la-Plaine, Boinville-le-Gaillard, Chapelle-d'Aunainville, Chatignonville, Garancieres-en-Beauce, Orsonville and Sainville.

This page in French: Visitez Paray-Douaville