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Elancourt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 13 km from Elancourt

Visit Elancourt: highlights and tourist information

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Elancourt is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 13 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Elancourt, 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 Elancourt in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 29 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a...

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Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Elancourt

 
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Markets in and near Elancourt

  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (1km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (6km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (11km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Elancourt, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (27km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (30km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (27km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (28km)
  • Rodin Museum (28km)
  • Grand Palais (29km)
  • Champs-Elysees (29km)
  • Petit Palais (29km)
  • Palais Bourbon (29km)
  • Catacombs (29km)
  • Parc Monceau (29km)
  • Place de la Concorde (29km)
  • Orsay Museum (29km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (30km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (30km)
  • Place Vendome (30km)
  • The Louvre (30km)
  • Paris Opera (30km)
  • Pont-Neuf (30km)
  • Palais Royal (30km)
  • Saint-Eustache (31km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (31km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (31km)
  • Montmartre district (32km)
  • Montmartre (32km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (32km)
  • Place des Vosges (32km)
  • Place de la Bastille (32km)
  • Parc de la Villette (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (9km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (11km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (17km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (30km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (30km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (30km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (33km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (40km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (40km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (49km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Groussay (10km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (11km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (13km)
  • Parc de Versailles (13km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (16km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (17km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (18km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (20km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (20km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (20km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (23km)
  • Parc de Courson (24km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (25km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (30km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (35km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (43km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (46km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (46km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (46km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (53km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (53km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (9km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (10km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (15km)
  • Château de Sauvage (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (39km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (60km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (61km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (17km)
  • Pontoise (33km)
  • Etampes (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (17km)
  • Le Vesinet (19km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (21km)
  • Meudon (22km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (23km)
  • Courbevoie (26km)
  • Levallois-Perret (28km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (35km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (35km)
  • Creteil (38km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (43km)
  • Gagny (45km)
  • Livry-Gargan (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (16km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (26km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (31km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Elancourt is in the Paris region of France at 8 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Elancourt is 31 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Elancourt

Canton: Maurepas

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78990

Distance to Elancourt

from Versailles (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 31 km

from Calais: 243 km

from Nice: 696 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bois-d'Arcy, Coignieres, Jouars-Pontchartrain, La Verriere, Le Mesnil-Saint-Denis, Le Tremblay-sur-Mauldre, Les Clayes-sous-Bois, Levis-Saint-Nom, Maurepas, Neauphle-le-Chateau, Plaisir, Saint-Forget, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Remy-l'Honore, Trappes and Villiers-Saint-Frederic.

This page in French: Visiter Elancourt

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