Compiegne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Compiegne in Oise

Visit Compiegne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting historic monuments and memorials

Important note

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

Compiegne is situated in the Oise department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Compiegne is 71 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Morienval abbey at 14 km and Ourscamp abbey at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Compiegne, 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 Compiegne in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Compiegne

Markets in and near Compiegne

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

  • Compiegne: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Lacroix-Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (7km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (9km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (13km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Pont-Sainte-Maxence: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Compiegne, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Compiegne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Compiegne.

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (1km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)

National Monuments

  • Pierrefonds Chateau (13km)
  • Chateau Coucy (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (13km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (36km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (37km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (1km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (20km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (22km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (29km)
  • Potager des Princes (35km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (36km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Compiègne (3km)
  • Mont Ganelon (6km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (10km)
  • Foret d'Halette (25km)
  • Foret de Retz (25km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (32km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (36km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Compiegne

Canton: Compiègne

Arrondissement: Compiègne

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60200

Distance to Compiegne

from Beauvais (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 71 km

from Calais: 185 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 570 km

from Strasbourg: 370 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armancourt, Bienville, Choisy-Au-Bac, Clairoix, Coudun, Janville, Jaux, Le Plessis-Brion, Margny-les-Compiegne and Venette.

This page in French: Visiter Compiegne