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Bessancourt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Basilica of Saint-Denis at 15 km from Bessancourt

Visit Bessancourt: highlights and tourist information

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Bessancourt is situated in the Val-d'Oise department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Basilica of Saint-Denis at 15 km and Basilica de Sacre Coeur at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bessancourt, 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 Bessancourt in Paris.

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

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 15 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is one of the most...

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Montmartre

Montmartre

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

The Montmartre region of Paris is almost a separate village...

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual...

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and...

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Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the...

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

La Conciergerie at Paris is one of the oldest and most important...

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

Sainte-Chapelle, on the Ile de la Cité in Paris,...

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Map of places to visit near Bessancourt

 
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Markets in and near Bessancourt

  • Beauchamp: market Sunday (4km)
  • Le Plessis-Bouchard: market Saturday (4km)
  • Franconville: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Ermont: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Eaubonne: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Cormeilles-en-Parisis: market Saturday (7km)
  • Domont: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Montmorency: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Enghien-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Conflans-Sainte-Honorine: market every day except Monday (10km)

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Tourist attractions near Bessancourt, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (20km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (23km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (27km)

Heritage sites

  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (22km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (22km)
  • Versailles Palace (27km)
  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (61km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc Monceau (19km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (19km)
  • Montmartre district (19km)
  • Montmartre (19km)
  • Champs-Elysees (20km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (20km)
  • Paris Opera (20km)
  • Grand Palais (20km)
  • Petit Palais (20km)
  • Parc de la Villette (21km)
  • Place de la Concorde (21km)
  • Place Vendome (21km)
  • Eiffel Tower (21km)
  • Palais Bourbon (21km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (21km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (21km)
  • Palais Royal (21km)
  • Orsay Museum (21km)
  • The Louvre (22km)
  • Rodin Museum (22km)
  • Saint-Eustache (22km)
  • Pont-Neuf (22km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (23km)
  • Place des Vosges (23km)
  • Place de la Bastille (23km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (24km)
  • Catacombs (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (9km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (24km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (30km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (4km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (5km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (5km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (10km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (16km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (17km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (21km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (21km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (22km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (23km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (25km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (25km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (36km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (36km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (17km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (18km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (19km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (21km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (23km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (25km)
  • Potager des Princes (26km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (27km)
  • Parc de Versailles (27km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (30km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (30km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (33km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (36km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (40km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (40km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (41km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (42km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (42km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (53km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chantilly (26km)
  • Murs à pêches (26km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (33km)
  • Foret d'Halette (36km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (39km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (40km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (45km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (51km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (9km)
  • Chantilly (25km)
  • Noisiel (36km)
  • Rambouillet (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (8km)
  • Courbevoie (16km)
  • Levallois-Perret (17km)
  • Le Vesinet (17km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (18km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (23km)
  • Meudon (25km)
  • Livry-Gargan (27km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (28km)
  • Gagny (29km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (29km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (31km)
  • Creteil (34km)
  • Beauvais (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (18km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bessancourt is in the Paris region of France at 11 kilometres from Cergy, the department capital (general information: Bessancourt is 22 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessancourt

Canton: Taverny

Arrondissement: Pontoise

Department: Val-d'Oise

Region: Paris

Postcode: 95550

Distance to Bessancourt

from Cergy (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 22 km

from Calais: 214 km

from Nice: 708 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andilly, Auvers-sur-Oise, Baillet-en-France, Beauchamp, Bethemont-la-Foret, Butry-sur-Oise, Chauvry, Eaubonne, Ermont, Franconville, Frepillon, Herblay, Le Plessis-Bouchard, Margency, Meriel, Mery-sur-Oise, Montigny-les-Cormeilles, Montlignon, Nerville-la-Foret, Pierrelaye, Saint-Leu-la-Foret, Saint-Prix, Taverny and Villiers-Adam.

This page in French: Visiter Bessancourt

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