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Compiegne tourism and travel guide

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

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

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Compiegne in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Morienval abbey at 14 km and Ourscamp abbey at 17 km.

Compiegne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pierrefonds guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Morienval abbey guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Noyon guide
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Senlis

Senlis

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Senlis guide
Ermenonville

Ermenonville

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ermenonville guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See La Ferte-Milon guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 35 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking...

See Soissons guide
Chantilly

Chantilly

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chantilly guide
Meaux

Meaux

at 50 km (direction south), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter...

See Meaux guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Compiegne, France

What to do at Compiegne? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Compiegne is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Compiegne is 71 kilometres from Paris).

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

 
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