Bois-d'Arcy tourism and travel guide

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Bois-d'Arcy is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bois-d'Arcy in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 7 km and Eiffel Tower at 20 km.

Bois-d'Arcy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 7 km (direction east)

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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

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

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

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

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

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 23 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most popular public...

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens in the heart of...

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National Monument at 24 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on the pantheon...

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Markets in and near Bois-d'Arcy

  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (2km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (3km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Garches: market Saturday (12km)

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Tourist attractions near Bois-d'Arcy, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (20km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (23km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (28km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (20km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (22km)
  • Rodin Museum (22km)
  • Grand Palais (22km)
  • Champs-Elysees (22km)
  • Petit Palais (22km)
  • Palais Bourbon (22km)
  • Parc Monceau (22km)
  • Catacombs (22km)
  • Place de la Concorde (22km)
  • Orsay Museum (23km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (23km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (23km)
  • Place Vendome (23km)
  • The Louvre (23km)
  • Paris Opera (23km)
  • Pont-Neuf (24km)
  • Palais Royal (24km)
  • Saint-Eustache (24km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (24km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (25km)
  • Montmartre district (25km)
  • Montmartre (25km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (25km)
  • Place des Vosges (25km)
  • Place de la Bastille (25km)
  • Parc de la Villette (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (15km)
  • Vexin Francais (35km)
  • Gatinais Francais (55km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (9km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (9km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (14km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (14km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (23km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (23km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (23km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (28km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (28km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (42km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (42km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (44km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (55km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Versailles (6km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (6km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (12km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (13km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (13km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (13km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (16km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (17km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (18km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (19km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (20km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (23km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (24km)
  • Parc de Courson (24km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (35km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (42km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (43km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (46km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (46km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (47km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (48km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (51km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (54km)
  • Potager des Princes (55km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (56km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (11km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (15km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (21km)
  • Château de Sauvage (32km)
  • Murs à pêches (32km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (54km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (54km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (23km)
  • Pontoise (28km)
  • Etampes (42km)
  • Noisiel (44km)
  • Chantilly (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (11km)
  • Le Vesinet (13km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (14km)
  • Meudon (15km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (17km)
  • Courbevoie (20km)
  • Levallois-Perret (21km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (29km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (29km)
  • Creteil (32km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (36km)
  • Gagny (38km)
  • Livry-Gargan (39km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (19km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (19km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (29km)

Geography and distances

Bois-d'Arcy is in the Paris region of France at 9 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Bois-d'Arcy is 24 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bois-d'Arcy

Canton: Saint-Cyr-l'École

Arrondissement: Versailles

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78390

Distance to Bois-d'Arcy

from Versailles (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 24 km

from Calais: 239 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bois-d'Arcy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailly, Chavenay, Elancourt, Fontenay-le-Fleury, Guyancourt, La Verriere, Les Clayes-sous-Bois, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, Noisy-le-Roi, Plaisir, Rennemoulin, Rocquencourt, Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole, Trappes, Villepreux and Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

This page in French: Visiter Bois-d'Arcy