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Ecouen tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Basilica of Saint-Denis at 9 km from Ecouen

Visit Ecouen: highlights and tourist information

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Ecouen is situated in the Val-d'Oise department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Basilica of Saint-Denis at 9 km and Basilica de Sacre Coeur at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecouen, 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 Ecouen in Paris.

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

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 9 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is one of the...

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Montmartre

Montmartre

at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The Montmartre region of Paris is almost a separate...

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The extravagant design and decoration of the Palais Garnier,...

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal...

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens...

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden...

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre...

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Paris

Paris

at 18 km (direction south), in the Paris department

The city of Paris continues to be the most...

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River Seine

River Seine

at 18 km (direction south), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the...

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Ecouen

 
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Markets in and near Ecouen

  • Ezanville: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Domont: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Arnouville-les-Gonesse: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Garges-les-Gonesse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Montmorency: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Montmagny: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Deuil-la-Barre: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Enghien-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Eaubonne: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Epinay-sur-Seine: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Ecouen, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (19km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (20km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (20km)

Heritage sites

  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (18km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (18km)
  • Versailles Palace (30km)
  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (55km)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (14km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (15km)
  • Montmartre (15km)
  • Montmartre district (15km)
  • Parc Monceau (16km)
  • Paris Opera (17km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (17km)
  • Place Vendome (17km)
  • Palais Royal (17km)
  • Champs-Elysees (17km)
  • Saint-Eustache (17km)
  • Place de la Concorde (18km)
  • Petit Palais (18km)
  • Grand Palais (18km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (18km)
  • The Louvre (18km)
  • Palais Bourbon (18km)
  • Orsay Museum (18km)
  • Place des Vosges (18km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (18km)
  • Pont-Neuf (18km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (18km)
  • Place de la Bastille (18km)
  • Rodin Museum (19km)
  • Eiffel Tower (19km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (19km)
  • Catacombs (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (15km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (23km)
  • Vexin Francais (36km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (10km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (16km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (18km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (18km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (18km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (22km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (27km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (31km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (37km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (49km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (50km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (14km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (17km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (20km)
  • Potager des Princes (21km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (23km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (24km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (25km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (25km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (26km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (28km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (29km)
  • Parc de Versailles (30km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (30km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (43km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (46km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (46km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (49km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (55km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (18km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (19km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (24km)
  • Foret d'Halette (30km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (40km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (44km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (49km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (55km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Chantilly (20km)
  • Pontoise (21km)
  • Noisiel (26km)
  • Meaux (37km)
  • Rambouillet (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (7km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (13km)
  • Levallois-Perret (15km)
  • Livry-Gargan (16km)
  • Courbevoie (16km)
  • Gagny (19km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (21km)
  • Le Vesinet (23km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (24km)
  • Meudon (25km)
  • Creteil (27km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (28km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (18km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (46km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ecouen is in the Paris region of France at 23 kilometres from Cergy, the department capital (general information: Ecouen is 18 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecouen

Canton: Écouen

Arrondissement: Sarcelles

Department: Val-d'Oise

Region: Paris

Postcode: 95440

Distance to Ecouen

from Cergy (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 18 km

from Calais: 218 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

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

We have 29 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andilly, Arnouville-les-Gonesse, Attainville, Baillet-en-France, Bonneuil-en-France, Bouffemont, Bouqueval, Chatenay-en-France, Deuil-la-Barre, Domont, Enghien-les-Bains, Ezanville, Fontenay-en-Parisis, Garges-les-Gonesse, Gonesse, Groslay, Le Mesnil-Aubry, Le Plessis-Gassot, Mareil-en-France, Moisselles, Montmagny, Montmorency, Montsoult, Piscop, Saint-Brice-sous-Foret, Sarcelles, Soisy-sous-Montmorency, Villiers-le-Bel and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Ecouen

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