Beauvais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beauvais: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated) cathedral with its famous astronomical clock and several medieval houses

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Beauvais. For detailed visitor information see the Beauvais travel guide.

Beauvais is situated in the Oise department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Oise department (general information: Beauvais is 67 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Beauvais include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Gerberoy at 21 km and Chantilly at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beauvais, 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 Beauvais in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Oise

Map of places to visit near Beauvais

Markets in and near Beauvais

Market days in Beauvais: weekly market: Wednesday all day & Saturday all day;

  • Beauvais: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Bresles: market Thursday (12km)
  • Noailles: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Meru: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Just-en-Chaussee: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Gournay-en-Bray: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Gisors: market Monday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Liancourt: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Chambly: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Beauvais, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Beauvais, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Beauvais.

Heritage sites

  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (36km)
  • Forges-les-Eaux (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (38km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (0km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (22km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (28km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (41km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (38km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (38km)
  • Potager des Princes (38km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (42km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (43km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (45km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (45km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (56km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plan d'eau du Canada (3km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (5km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (14km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (25km)
  • Foret d'Halette (41km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (42km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (15km)
  • Mureaumont (31km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beauvais

Canton: Beauvais

Arrondissement: Beauvais

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60000

Distance to Beauvais

from Beauvais (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 67 km

from Calais: 170 km

from Nice: 750 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonne, Bonlier, Fouquenies, Frocourt, Goincourt, Guignecourt, Le Mont-Saint-Adrien, Rainvillers, Saint-Leger-en-Bray, Saint-Martin-le-Noeud, Saint-Paul, Therdonne, Tille, Troissereux and Warluis.

This page in French: Visiter Beauvais