Chavenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 11 km from Chavenay

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Chavenay 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 Chavenay in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 11 km and Eiffel Tower at 22 km.

Chavenay, 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 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 22 km (direction 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 23 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 25 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 25 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 25 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 25 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 25 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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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 26 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 26 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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at 26 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

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National Monument at 26 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Chavenay

  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (8km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Poissy: market Thursday (9km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)

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Tourist attractions near Chavenay, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (22km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (26km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (22km)
  • Parc Monceau (24km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (24km)
  • Grand Palais (24km)
  • Champs-Elysees (24km)
  • Petit Palais (24km)
  • Rodin Museum (24km)
  • Palais Bourbon (24km)
  • Place de la Concorde (24km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (25km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (25km)
  • Orsay Museum (25km)
  • Place Vendome (25km)
  • Paris Opera (25km)
  • Catacombs (25km)
  • The Louvre (26km)
  • Palais Royal (26km)
  • Pont-Neuf (26km)
  • Saint-Eustache (26km)
  • Montmartre (26km)
  • Montmartre district (26km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (26km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (27km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (27km)
  • Place des Vosges (28km)
  • Place de la Bastille (28km)
  • Parc de la Villette (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (20km)
  • Vexin Francais (29km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (9km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (13km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (25km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (26km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (26km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (28km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (30km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (31km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (51km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (58km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (9km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (11km)
  • Parc de Versailles (11km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (13km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (14km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (15km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (16km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (19km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (22km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (25km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (25km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (26km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Parc de Courson (30km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (37km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (39km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (41km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (41km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (42km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (44km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (50km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (51km)
  • Potager des Princes (52km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (17km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (19km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (34km)
  • Château de Sauvage (35km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (52km)
  • Foret d'Halette (63km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (24km)
  • Rambouillet (26km)
  • Chantilly (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (12km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (14km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (16km)
  • Meudon (19km)
  • Courbevoie (20km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (22km)
  • Levallois-Perret (22km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (27km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (33km)
  • Creteil (36km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (38km)
  • Gagny (40km)
  • Livry-Gargan (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (14km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (20km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (32km)

Geography and distances

Chavenay is in the Paris region of France at 6 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Chavenay is 26 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavenay

Canton: Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78450

Distance to Chavenay

from Versailles (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 26 km

from Calais: 233 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigremont, Bois-d'Arcy, Chambourcy, Crespieres, Davron, Feucherolles, Fontenay-le-Fleury, Fourqueux, Les Clayes-sous-Bois, Noisy-le-Roi, Plaisir, Rennemoulin, Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole, Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, Thiverval-Grignon and Villepreux.

This page in French: Visiter Chavenay