Buc tourism and travel guide

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Buc 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 Buc in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 3 km and Eiffel Tower at 15 km.

Buc, 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 3 km (direction )

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 17 km (direction east-north-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 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Buc

  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Garches: market Saturday (9km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Buc, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (15km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (18km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (15km)
  • Catacombs (16km)
  • Rodin Museum (17km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (17km)
  • Grand Palais (17km)
  • Palais Bourbon (17km)
  • Petit Palais (17km)
  • Champs-Elysees (17km)
  • Place de la Concorde (17km)
  • Orsay Museum (17km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (18km)
  • Parc Monceau (18km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (18km)
  • Place Vendome (18km)
  • The Louvre (18km)
  • Pont-Neuf (18km)
  • Palais Royal (18km)
  • Paris Opera (19km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (19km)
  • Saint-Eustache (19km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (19km)
  • Place des Vosges (20km)
  • Place de la Bastille (20km)
  • Montmartre district (20km)
  • Montmartre (20km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (20km)
  • Parc de la Villette (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (13km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (18km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (18km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (18km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (18km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (20km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (24km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (38km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (39km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (43km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du roi, Versailles (3km)
  • Parc de Versailles (3km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (8km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (10km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (11km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (13km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (13km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (13km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (14km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (18km)
  • Parc de Courson (19km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (22km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (26km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (30km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (36km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (45km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (45km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (49km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (50km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (52km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (55km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (55km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (11km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (17km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (23km)
  • Murs à pêches (26km)
  • Château de Sauvage (35km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (52km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (27km)
  • Pontoise (31km)
  • Etampes (38km)
  • Noisiel (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (4km)
  • Meudon (9km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (10km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (12km)
  • Le Vesinet (13km)
  • Courbevoie (16km)
  • Levallois-Perret (18km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (23km)
  • Creteil (25km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (27km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (32km)
  • Gagny (32km)
  • Livry-Gargan (34km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (46km)
  • Melun (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (15km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (26km)

Geography and distances

Buc is in the Paris region of France at 17 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Buc is 19 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Buc

Canton: Versailles-Sud

Arrondissement: Versailles

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78530

Distance to Buc

from Versailles (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 19 km

from Calais: 243 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateaufort, Chaville, Fontenay-le-Fleury, Guyancourt, Jouy-en-Josas, Le Chesnay, Les Loges-en-Josas, Milon-la-Chapelle, Saclay, Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole, Toussus-le-Noble, Vauhallan, Velizy-Villacoublay, Versailles, Ville-d'Avray, Villiers-le-Bacle, Viroflay and Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

This page in French: Visiter Buc