Chantilly tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of Picardy is best known for the Chateau de Chantilly, horses and whipped cream!

Chantilly is situated in the Oise department and Hauts-de-France region.

Important note

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

Attractions in Chantilly

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries, surrounded by extensive gardens and parkland: Chateau de Chantilly

Tourist classifications for Chantilly include "town of art and history".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chantilly in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Royaumont Abbey at 8 km and Senlis at 9 km.

Chantilly, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 2 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries,...

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction west-south-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

Royaumont Abbey, once one of the most important cistercian abbeys in France,...

See Royaumont Abbey guide


at 9 km (direction east)

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis...

See Senlis guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come...

See Ermenonville guide
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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica de Sacre Coeur guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Montmartre guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque...

See Morienval abbey guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting...

See Compiegne guide
Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Paris Opera guide
Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Eglise de la Madeleine guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Palais-Royal guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Champs-Elysees guide

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Markets in and near Chantilly

Market days in Chantilly: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Chantilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Gouvieux: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (4km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (7km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Fosses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Oise: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Persan: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Chantilly, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (39km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (40km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (40km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (38km)
  • Versailles Palace (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (34km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (35km)
  • Montmartre (35km)
  • Montmartre district (35km)
  • Parc Monceau (37km)
  • Paris Opera (37km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (37km)
  • Place Vendome (37km)
  • Palais Royal (38km)
  • Saint-Eustache (38km)
  • Champs-Elysees (38km)
  • Place de la Concorde (38km)
  • Petit Palais (38km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (38km)
  • Grand Palais (38km)
  • The Louvre (38km)
  • Place des Vosges (38km)
  • Palais Bourbon (38km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (38km)
  • Orsay Museum (38km)
  • Place de la Bastille (38km)
  • Pont-Neuf (38km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (39km)
  • Rodin Museum (39km)
  • Eiffel Tower (39km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (39km)
  • Catacombs (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (19km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (7km)
  • Vexin Francais (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (9km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (25km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (35km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (35km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (38km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (38km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (38km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (40km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (47km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (0km)
  • Potager des Princes (1km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (8km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (10km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (36km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (37km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (39km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (40km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (42km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (42km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (43km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (44km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (50km)
  • Parc de Versailles (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chantilly (4km)
  • Foret d'Halette (11km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (14km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (23km)
  • Murs à pêches (36km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (37km)
  • Mont Ganelon (40km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (41km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (42km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (43km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (31km)
  • Noisiel (39km)
  • Meaux (40km)
  • Noyon (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (26km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (29km)
  • Livry-Gargan (31km)
  • Remerangles (31km)
  • Gagny (34km)
  • Levallois-Perret (35km)
  • Courbevoie (36km)
  • Beauvais (38km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (41km)
  • Le Vesinet (41km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (43km)
  • Meudon (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (38km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (39km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (40km)

Geography and distances

Chantilly is in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Chantilly is 38 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantilly

Canton: Chantilly

Arrondissement: Senlis

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60500

Distance to Chantilly

from Beauvais (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 38 km

from Calais: 200 km

from Nice: 712 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 392 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Avilly-Saint-Leonard, Courteuil, Coye-la-Foret, Gouvieux, Lamorlaye, Precy-sur-Oise, Saint-Leu-d'Esserent, Saint-Maximin, Thiverny, Villers-sous-Saint-Leu and Vineuil-Saint-Firmin.

This page in French: Visiter Chantilly


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