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Fontenay-Saint-Pere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Roche-Guyon at 11 km from Fontenay-Saint-Pere

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Fontenay-Saint-Pere is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontenay-Saint-Pere in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Guyon at 11 km and Giverny Gardens at 17 km.

Fontenay-Saint-Pere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore...

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Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France,...

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Vernon

Vernon

at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of...

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Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by...

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 43 km (direction south)

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Evreux

Evreux

at 44 km (direction west), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 46 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Fontenay-Saint-Pere

  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (6km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (8km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (13km)
  • Chanteloup-les-Vignes: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (21km)
  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Jouy-le-Moutier: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontenay-Saint-Pere, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (44km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (48km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (14km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (20km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (24km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (26km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (41km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (42km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (46km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (47km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (47km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Villarceaux (11km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (14km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (17km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (17km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (19km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (25km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (28km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (29km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (35km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (35km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (37km)
  • Parc de Versailles (37km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (39km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (43km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (43km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (47km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (49km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (49km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (41km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (45km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (45km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (26km)
  • Rambouillet (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (32km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (36km)
  • Courbevoie (40km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (40km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (42km)
  • Levallois-Perret (42km)
  • Meudon (43km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (46km)
  • Beauvais (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (18km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (41km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fontenay-Saint-Pere is in the Paris region of France at 25 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-Saint-Pere is 48 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay-Saint-Pere

Canton: Limay

Arrondissement: Mantes-la-Jolie

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78440

Distance to Fontenay-Saint-Pere

from Versailles (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 48 km

from Calais: 214 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontenay-Saint-Pere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aincourt, Brueil-en-Vexin, Buchelay, Drocourt, Follainville-Dennemont, Gargenville, Guitrancourt, Haute-Isle, Issou, Limay, Mantes-la-Jolie, Mantes-la-Ville, Moisson, Montalet-le-Bois, Sailly, Saint-Cyr-en-Arthies, Saint-Martin-la-Garenne, Vetheuil and Vienne-en-Arthies.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay-Saint-Pere

 
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