Ermenonville tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come to Ermenonville, but find time to also see the Chateau d'Ermenonvile and visit the Park Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Ermenonville 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 Ermenonville. For detailed visitor information see the Ermenonville 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 Ermenonville in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chantilly at 17 km and Chantilly at 19 km.

Ermenonville, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Senlis guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chantilly guide


at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Meaux guide
Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction west), in the Val-d'Oise department

Royaumont Abbey, once one of the most important cistercian abbeys in France,...

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Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne is a beautifully restored 18th century chateau with...

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La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 31 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

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

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pierrefonds guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

In the Basilica of Saint-Denis, where many of the French kings are...

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at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting...

See Compiegne guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal...

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica de Sacre Coeur guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

The Montmartre region of Paris is almost a separate village within the...

See Montmartre guide

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Markets in and near Ermenonville

  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (8km)
  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Fosses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Mitry-Mory: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chantilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pont-Sainte-Maxence: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Claye-Souilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Gouvieux: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Ermenonville, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (39km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (41km)
  • Cinéaqua (42km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (39km)
  • Versailles Palace (54km)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (34km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (37km)
  • Montmartre district (37km)
  • Montmartre (37km)
  • Place des Vosges (39km)
  • Place de la Bastille (39km)
  • Paris Opera (39km)
  • Saint-Eustache (39km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (39km)
  • Palais Royal (39km)
  • Place Vendome (39km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (39km)
  • Parc Monceau (39km)
  • The Louvre (40km)
  • Pont-Neuf (40km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (40km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (40km)
  • Place de la Concorde (40km)
  • Orsay Museum (40km)
  • Champs-Elysees (40km)
  • Petit Palais (40km)
  • Grand Palais (40km)
  • Palais Bourbon (40km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (41km)
  • Rodin Museum (41km)
  • Eiffel Tower (42km)
  • Catacombs (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (20km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (23km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (23km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (25km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (36km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (39km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (39km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (50km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (56km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (11km)
  • Potager des Princes (18km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (19km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (23km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (27km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (29km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (31km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (33km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (39km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (48km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (49km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (49km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (50km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (51km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (55km)
  • Parc de Versailles (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Ermenonville (5km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (15km)
  • Foret d'Halette (17km)
  • Foret de Retz (32km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (33km)
  • Murs à pêches (34km)
  • Mont Ganelon (38km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (39km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (41km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Livry-Gargan (26km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (27km)
  • Gagny (29km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (33km)
  • Levallois-Perret (39km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (41km)
  • Courbevoie (41km)
  • Creteil (42km)
  • Remerangles (47km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (47km)
  • Meudon (48km)
  • Le Vesinet (49km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (50km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (53km)
  • Beauvais (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (38km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (40km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (42km)

Geography and distances

Ermenonville is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Ermenonville is 39 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ermenonville

Canton: Nanteuil-le-Haudouin

Arrondissement: Senlis

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60950

Distance to Ermenonville

from Beauvais (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 39 km

from Calais: 212 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 538 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baron, Eve, Fontaine-Chaalis, Lagny-le-Sec, Le Plessis-Belleville, Montlognon, Othis, Ver-sur-Launette and Versigny.

This page in French: Visiter Ermenonville