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Andelu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 24 km from Andelu

Visit Andelu: highlights and tourist information

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Andelu is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 24 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Andelu, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Andelu in Paris.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an...

See Versailles Palace guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 26 km (direction south)

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer...

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La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore...

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Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France,...

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at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of...

See Vernon guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 35 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 35 km (direction east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is...

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at 36 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is...

See Champs-Elysees guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 37 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight...

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 37 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being built...

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 37 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near the...

See Jardin des Tuileries guide
Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 37 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The extravagant design and decoration of the Palais Garnier, usually known as...

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at 38 km (direction east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels...

See Catacombs guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 38 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless...

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Map of places to visit near Andelu


Markets in and near Andelu

  • Beynes: market Thursday (5km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (13km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (16km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Poissy: market Thursday (17km)

Hotels near Andelu

More information about Andelu, Paris

Tourist attractions near Andelu, France

What to do at Andelu? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Andelu.


  • Cinéaqua (35km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (38km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (35km)
  • Parc Monceau (36km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (36km)
  • Grand Palais (36km)
  • Champs-Elysees (36km)
  • Petit Palais (36km)
  • Rodin Museum (36km)
  • Palais Bourbon (37km)
  • Place de la Concorde (37km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (37km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (37km)
  • Orsay Museum (37km)
  • Place Vendome (37km)
  • Paris Opera (37km)
  • Catacombs (38km)
  • The Louvre (38km)
  • Palais Royal (38km)
  • Pont-Neuf (38km)
  • Montmartre (38km)
  • Montmartre district (38km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (38km)
  • Saint-Eustache (38km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (39km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (40km)
  • Place des Vosges (40km)
  • Place de la Bastille (40km)
  • Parc de la Villette (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (26km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (12km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (25km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (38km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (38km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (38km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (39km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (40km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (43km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (45km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (50km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thoiry (2km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (11km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (20km)
  • Parc de Versailles (23km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (23km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (25km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (27km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (28km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (28km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (30km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (31km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (32km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (35km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (35km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (37km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (38km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (38km)
  • Parc de Courson (39km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (43km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (50km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (23km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (25km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (28km)
  • Château de Sauvage (33km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (26km)
  • Pontoise (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (23km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (26km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (29km)
  • Meudon (31km)
  • Courbevoie (32km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (34km)
  • Levallois-Perret (34km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (37km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (2km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (32km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (44km)

Geography and distances

Andelu is in the Paris region of France at 9 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Andelu is 39 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Andelu

Canton: Guerville

Arrondissement: Mantes-la-Jolie

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78770

Distance to Andelu

from Versailles (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 39 km

from Calais: 230 km

from Nice: 711 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnay-sur-Mauldre, Auteuil, Autouillet, Bazemont, Beynes, Boinville-en-Mantois, Goupillieres, Goussonville, Hargeville, Herbeville, Jumeauville, Marcq, Mareil-sur-Mauldre, Maule, Montainville, Saint-Germain-de-la-Grange, Saulx-Marchais, Thoiry and Villiers-le-Mahieu.

This page in French: Visiter Andelu

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