Baron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ermenonville at 6 km from Baron

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Baron is situated in the Oise department and Hauts-de-France region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Baron in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ermenonville at 6 km and Senlis at 11 km.

Baron, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-west)

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come to Ermenonville,...

See Ermenonville guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis a very...

See Senlis guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 18 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries, surrounded by...

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Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction north-east)

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture...

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at 20 km (direction west)

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of Picardy is best known for...

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Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction west), in the Val-d'Oise department

Royaumont Abbey, once one of the most important cistercian abbeys in France, is a...

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at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter house and...

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at 27 km (direction north-east)

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern France and...

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at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting historic monuments...

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La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 28 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to La Ferté-Milon...

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne is a beautifully restored 18th century chateau with extensive gardens...

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

In the Basilica of Saint-Denis, where many of the French kings are buried, you...

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal residence for...

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is one of the most famous Paris landmarks,...

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Markets in and near Baron

  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (7km)
  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Pont-Sainte-Maxence: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Fosses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Chantilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Lacroix-Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (20km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mitry-Mory: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Baron, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (44km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (46km)
  • Cinéaqua (47km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (45km)
  • Versailles Palace (60km)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (40km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (43km)
  • Montmartre (43km)
  • Montmartre district (43km)
  • Place des Vosges (44km)
  • Place de la Bastille (44km)
  • Paris Opera (44km)
  • Saint-Eustache (45km)
  • Palais Royal (45km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (45km)
  • Place Vendome (45km)
  • Parc Monceau (45km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (45km)
  • The Louvre (45km)
  • Pont-Neuf (45km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (45km)
  • Place de la Concorde (46km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (46km)
  • Orsay Museum (46km)
  • Champs-Elysees (46km)
  • Petit Palais (46km)
  • Grand Palais (46km)
  • Palais Bourbon (46km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (46km)
  • Rodin Museum (47km)
  • Eiffel Tower (47km)
  • Catacombs (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (17km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (20km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (23km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (25km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (43km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (45km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (45km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (46km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (10km)
  • Potager des Princes (19km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (20km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (22km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (24km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (26km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (28km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (37km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (45km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (53km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (54km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (55km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (56km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (61km)
  • Parc de Versailles (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Ermenonville (7km)
  • Foret d'Halette (14km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (16km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (27km)
  • Foret de Retz (28km)
  • Mont Ganelon (33km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (35km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (38km)
  • Murs à pêches (40km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Livry-Gargan (32km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (32km)
  • Gagny (35km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (38km)
  • Remerangles (44km)
  • Levallois-Perret (45km)
  • Courbevoie (46km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (47km)
  • Creteil (48km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (52km)
  • Le Vesinet (54km)
  • Meudon (54km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (56km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (44km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (46km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (47km)

Geography and distances

Baron is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Baron is 45 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baron

Canton: Nanteuil-le-Haudouin

Arrondissement: Senlis

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60300

Distance to Baron

from Beauvais (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 45 km

from Calais: 207 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auger-Saint-Vincent, Barbery, Borest, Ermenonville, Fontaine-Chaalis, Fresnoy-le-Luat, Montepilloy, Montlognon, Nanteuil-le-Haudouin, Rosieres and Versigny.

This page in French: Visiter Baron