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Bougival tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 6 km from Bougival

Visit Bougival: highlights and tourist information

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Bougival is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 6 km and Eiffel Tower at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bougival, 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 Bougival in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 11 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Eiffel Tower guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 11 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Arc de Triomphe guide
Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 12 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 13 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 14 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 14 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 14 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Paris Opera guide
Catacombs

Catacombs

at 14 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 14 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See The Louvre guide
Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 14 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Palais-Royal guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 15 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most...

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 15 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

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

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

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Map of places to visit near Bougival

 
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Markets in and near Bougival

  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (1km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Chatou: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Garches: market Saturday (4km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Montesson: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Carrieres-sur-Seine: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Boulogne-Billancourt: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Houilles: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)

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Tourist attractions near Bougival, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (11km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (15km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (20km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (11km)
  • Parc Monceau (13km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (13km)
  • Grand Palais (13km)
  • Champs-Elysees (13km)
  • Petit Palais (13km)
  • Rodin Museum (13km)
  • Palais Bourbon (13km)
  • Place de la Concorde (13km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (14km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (14km)
  • Orsay Museum (14km)
  • Place Vendome (14km)
  • Paris Opera (14km)
  • Catacombs (14km)
  • The Louvre (14km)
  • Palais Royal (14km)
  • Pont-Neuf (15km)
  • Saint-Eustache (15km)
  • Montmartre (15km)
  • Montmartre district (15km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (15km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (16km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (16km)
  • Place des Vosges (17km)
  • Place de la Bastille (17km)
  • Parc de la Villette (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (24km)
  • Vexin Francais (33km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (2km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (5km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (11km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (14km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (14km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (14km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (15km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (16km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (16km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (18km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (25km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (51km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de la Malmaison (2km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (5km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (5km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (6km)
  • Parc de Versailles (6km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (13km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (14km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (15km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (22km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (22km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (25km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (25km)
  • Parc de Courson (29km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (34km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (34km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (37km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (39km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (44km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (44km)
  • Potager des Princes (45km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (46km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (50km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (51km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (51km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (19km)
  • Murs à pêches (23km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (25km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Château de Sauvage (42km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (43km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (49km)
  • Foret d'Halette (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (21km)
  • Rambouillet (33km)
  • Noisiel (36km)
  • Chantilly (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rueil-Malmaison (4km)
  • Le Vesinet (4km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (9km)
  • Meudon (9km)
  • Courbevoie (9km)
  • Levallois-Perret (11km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (12km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (18km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (22km)
  • Creteil (26km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (27km)
  • Gagny (29km)
  • Livry-Gargan (30km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (51km)
  • Melun (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (9km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bougival is in the Paris region of France at 17 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Bougival is 15 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bougival

Canton: Celle-Saint-Cloud

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78380

Distance to Bougival

from Versailles (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 15 km

from Calais: 233 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailly, Carrieres-sur-Seine, Chatou, Chaville, Croissy-sur-Seine, Fourqueux, Garches, La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Le Chesnay, Le Pecq, Le Port-Marly, Le Vesinet, Louveciennes, Mareil-Marly, Marly-le-Roi, Marnes-la-Coquette, Montesson, Nanterre, Noisy-le-Roi, Rocquencourt, Rueil-Malmaison, Saint-Cloud, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Sevres, Vaucresson and Ville-d'Avray.

This page in French: Visiter Bougival

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