Chevreuse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 12 km from Chevreuse

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Chevreuse 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 Chevreuse in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 12 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 18 km.

Chevreuse, 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 12 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

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

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

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

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Chevreuse


Markets in and near Chevreuse

  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)

More information about Chevreuse, Paris

Tourist attractions near Chevreuse, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (25km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (27km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (25km)
  • Catacombs (25km)
  • Rodin Museum (26km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (26km)
  • Grand Palais (26km)
  • Palais Bourbon (26km)
  • Petit Palais (27km)
  • Champs-Elysees (27km)
  • Orsay Museum (27km)
  • Place de la Concorde (27km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (27km)
  • Parc Monceau (27km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (27km)
  • Pont-Neuf (27km)
  • The Louvre (27km)
  • Place Vendome (27km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (28km)
  • Palais Royal (28km)
  • Paris Opera (28km)
  • Saint-Eustache (28km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (28km)
  • Place des Vosges (29km)
  • Place de la Bastille (29km)
  • Montmartre (30km)
  • Montmartre district (30km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (30km)
  • Parc de la Villette (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (4km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (19km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (24km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (27km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (27km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (27km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (28km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (32km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (43km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (48km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Breteuil (3km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (10km)
  • Parc de Versailles (12km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (12km)
  • Parc de Courson (14km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (18km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (18km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (18km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (18km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (20km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (20km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (22km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (25km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (25km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (28km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (43km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (44km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (55km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (56km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (63km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (1km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (8km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (13km)
  • Château de Sauvage (26km)
  • Murs à pêches (35km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (18km)
  • Etampes (32km)
  • Pontoise (38km)
  • Noisiel (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (13km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (18km)
  • Meudon (18km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (21km)
  • Le Vesinet (22km)
  • Courbevoie (26km)
  • Levallois-Perret (27km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (30km)
  • Creteil (32km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (36km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (41km)
  • Gagny (41km)
  • Livry-Gargan (43km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (25km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (31km)

Geography and distances

Chevreuse is in the Paris region of France at 17 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Chevreuse is 28 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chevreuse

Canton: Chevreuse

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78460

Distance to Chevreuse

from Versailles (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 28 km

from Calais: 250 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 419 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boullay-les-Troux, Cernay-la-Ville, Chateaufort, Choisel, Dampierre-en-Yvelines, Gometz-la-Ville, Les Molieres, Magny-les-Hameaux, Milon-la-Chapelle, Saint-Forget, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse, Senlisse, Toussus-le-Noble, Villiers-le-Bacle and Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

This page in French: Visiter Chevreuse