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Chelles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pierrefonds at 4 km from Chelles

Visit Chelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pierrefonds at 4 km and Morienval abbey at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chelles, 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 Chelles in Hauts-de-France.

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

Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 4 km (direction west)

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles...

See Pierrefonds guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morienval abbey guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums,...

See Compiegne guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit...

See La Ferte-Milon guide
 
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Soissons

Soissons

at 21 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the...

See Soissons guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins...

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the...

See Noyon guide
Ermenonville

Ermenonville

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ermenonville guide
Senlis

Senlis

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Senlis guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Chantilly

Chantilly

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chantilly guide
Meaux

Meaux

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with...

See Meaux guide
Laon

Laon

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aisne department

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and...

See Laon guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 68 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Oise

Map of places to visit near Chelles

 
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Markets in and near Chelles

  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (4km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (12km)
  • Compiegne: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Lacroix-Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (18km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (18km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Chelles, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Chelles, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (16km)

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (14km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (36km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Muette (10km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (10km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (17km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (36km)
  • Potager des Princes (44km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Retz (11km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (13km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (13km)
  • Mont Ganelon (18km)
  • Foret d'Halette (34km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (36km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chelles is in the north of France at 68 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Chelles is 74 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chelles

Canton: Attichy

Arrondissement: Compiègne

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60350

Distance to Chelles

from Beauvais (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 74 km

from Calais: 196 km

from Nice: 707 km

from Bordeaux: 572 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couloisy, Courtieux, Croutoy, Cuise-la-Motte, Hautefontaine, Jaulzy, Montigny-Lengrain, Mortefontaine, Pierrefonds, Retheuil, Saint-Etienne-Roilaye, Taillefontaine, Trosly-Breuil and Vic-sur-Aisne.

This page in French: Visiter Chelles

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