Fontaine-Chaalis tourism and travel guide

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ermenonville at 5 km and Senlis at 8 km.

Fontaine-Chaalis, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ermenonville guide


at 8 km (direction west-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 15 km (direction west)

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

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at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Chantilly guide
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Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 22 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 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 27 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


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Compiegne guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pierrefonds guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 32 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

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

See La Ferte-Milon guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 35 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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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 40 km (direction 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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Map of places to visit near Fontaine-Chaalis


Markets in and near Fontaine-Chaalis

  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (10km)
  • Pont-Sainte-Maxence: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Fosses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Chantilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Gouvieux: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontaine-Chaalis, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (42km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (44km)
  • Cinéaqua (45km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (42km)
  • Versailles Palace (57km)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (37km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (40km)
  • Montmartre district (40km)
  • Montmartre (40km)
  • Paris Opera (42km)
  • Place des Vosges (42km)
  • Place de la Bastille (42km)
  • Saint-Eustache (42km)
  • Palais Royal (42km)
  • Parc Monceau (42km)
  • Place Vendome (42km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (42km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (42km)
  • The Louvre (43km)
  • Pont-Neuf (43km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (43km)
  • Place de la Concorde (43km)
  • Champs-Elysees (43km)
  • Orsay Museum (43km)
  • Petit Palais (43km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (43km)
  • Grand Palais (43km)
  • Palais Bourbon (43km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (44km)
  • Rodin Museum (44km)
  • Eiffel Tower (45km)
  • Catacombs (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (2km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (19km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (20km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (22km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (22km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (39km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (41km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (42km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (42km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (7km)
  • Potager des Princes (16km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (16km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (22km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (25km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (28km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (29km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (35km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (42km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (50km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (51km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (52km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (53km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (54km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (58km)
  • Parc de Versailles (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Ermenonville (4km)
  • Foret d'Halette (12km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (13km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (29km)
  • Foret de Retz (31km)
  • Mont Ganelon (34km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (35km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (37km)
  • Murs à pêches (38km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Livry-Gargan (30km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (30km)
  • Gagny (33km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (35km)
  • Levallois-Perret (42km)
  • Remerangles (42km)
  • Courbevoie (44km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (45km)
  • Creteil (46km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (49km)
  • Le Vesinet (50km)
  • Meudon (51km)
  • Beauvais (52km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (53km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (42km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (43km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (45km)

Geography and distances

Fontaine-Chaalis is in the north of France at 52 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-Chaalis is 43 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-Chaalis

Canton: Nanteuil-le-Haudouin

Arrondissement: Senlis

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60300

Distance to Fontaine-Chaalis

from Beauvais (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 43 km

from Calais: 207 km

from Nice: 702 km

from Bordeaux: 541 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontaine-Chaalis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbery, Baron, Borest, Chamant, Ermenonville, Fresnoy-le-Luat, Mont-l'Eveque, Montepilloy, Montlognon and Versigny.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-Chaalis


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