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Photo is of La Roche-Guyon at 25 km from Chars

Visit Chars: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Guyon at 25 km and Parc Saint-Paul at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chars, 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 Chars in Paris.

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

La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore...

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

Parc Saint Paul is one of the most popular...

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 32 km (direction west), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in...

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Beauvais

Beauvais

at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Oise department

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt...

See Beauvais guide
 
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Vernon

Vernon

at 34 km (direction west), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on...

See Vernon guide
Chantilly

Chantilly

at 38 km (direction east), in the Oise department

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of...

See Chantilly guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

In the Basilica of Saint-Denis, where many of the...

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 39 km (direction east), in the Oise department

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

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

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

See Arc de Triomphe guide
Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 41 km (direction west), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the...

See Chateau Gaillard guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

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

See Champs-Elysees guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica de Sacre Coeur guide
Montmartre

Montmartre

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

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

See Montmartre guide

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Map of places to visit near Chars

 
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Markets in and near Chars

  • Cergy: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Meru: market Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Jouy-le-Moutier: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Gisors: market Monday all day & Friday (18km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Chanteloup-les-Vignes: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Conflans-Sainte-Honorine: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Andresy: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chambly: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Chars, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (41km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (45km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc Monceau (41km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (42km)
  • Montmartre (42km)
  • Montmartre district (42km)
  • Eiffel Tower (42km)
  • Champs-Elysees (42km)
  • Grand Palais (42km)
  • Petit Palais (42km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (42km)
  • Paris Opera (42km)
  • Place de la Concorde (42km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (42km)
  • Palais Bourbon (43km)
  • Place Vendome (43km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (43km)
  • Rodin Museum (43km)
  • Orsay Museum (43km)
  • Palais Royal (43km)
  • The Louvre (44km)
  • Parc de la Villette (44km)
  • Saint-Eustache (44km)
  • Pont-Neuf (44km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (45km)
  • Place des Vosges (45km)
  • Catacombs (46km)
  • Place de la Bastille (46km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (6km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (17km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (21km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (27km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (34km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (36km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (39km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (43km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (44km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (45km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (18km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (20km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (31km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (31km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (32km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (32km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (34km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (36km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (38km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (38km)
  • Potager des Princes (39km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (41km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (41km)
  • Parc de Versailles (41km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (43km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (43km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (49km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (34km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (34km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (34km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (37km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (41km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (45km)
  • Murs à pêches (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Beauvais (32km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (32km)
  • Le Vesinet (32km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (35km)
  • Courbevoie (37km)
  • Levallois-Perret (38km)
  • Remerangles (40km)
  • Meudon (44km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (45km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (47km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (48km)
  • Livry-Gargan (51km)
  • Gagny (53km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (53km)
  • Creteil (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (34km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (39km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (46km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chars is in the Paris region of France at 16 kilometres from Cergy, the department capital (general information: Chars is 45 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chars

Canton: Marines

Arrondissement: Pontoise

Department: Val-d'Oise

Region: Paris

Postcode: 95750

Distance to Chars

from Cergy (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 45 km

from Calais: 199 km

from Nice: 730 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 429 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouconvillers, Breancon, Brignancourt, Chavencon, Commeny, Cormeilles-en-Vexin, Fremecourt, Gouzangrez, Lavilletertre, Le Bellay-en-Vexin, Le Heaulme, Le Perchay, Lierville, Marines, Monneville, Moussy, Neuilly-en-Vexin, Neuville-Bosc and Santeuil.

This page in French: Visiter Chars

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