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Fourqueux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 11 km from Fourqueux

Visit Fourqueux: highlights and tourist information

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Fourqueux is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 11 km and Arc de Triomphe at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourqueux, 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 Fourqueux in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 17 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 17 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

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

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 19 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 19 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 19 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 20 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 20 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 20 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Montmartre

Montmartre

at 20 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 20 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 21 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 21 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Fourqueux

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Markets in and near Fourqueux

  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Poissy: market Thursday (4km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Montesson: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Chatou: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (7km)
  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Acheres: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Carrieres-sur-Seine: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Maisons-Laffitte: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Fourqueux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (17km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (21km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (17km)
  • Parc Monceau (18km)
  • Grand Palais (18km)
  • Champs-Elysees (18km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (19km)
  • Petit Palais (19km)
  • Rodin Museum (19km)
  • Palais Bourbon (19km)
  • Place de la Concorde (19km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (19km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (20km)
  • Orsay Museum (20km)
  • Place Vendome (20km)
  • Paris Opera (20km)
  • The Louvre (20km)
  • Palais Royal (20km)
  • Montmartre (20km)
  • Montmartre district (20km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (20km)
  • Pont-Neuf (21km)
  • Catacombs (21km)
  • Saint-Eustache (21km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (21km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (22km)
  • Place des Vosges (22km)
  • Place de la Bastille (23km)
  • Parc de la Villette (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (25km)
  • Vexin Francais (27km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (1km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (5km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (6km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (18km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (20km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (20km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (22km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (22km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (25km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (26km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (35km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (45km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (52km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (3km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (8km)
  • Parc de Versailles (10km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (10km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (12km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (20km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (20km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (20km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (22km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (22km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (24km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (26km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Parc de Courson (33km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (37km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (37km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (39km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (40km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (44km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (44km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (44km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (45km)
  • Potager des Princes (45km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (21km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (29km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Château de Sauvage (41km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (45km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (51km)
  • Foret d'Halette (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (18km)
  • Rambouillet (33km)
  • Noisiel (42km)
  • Chantilly (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (5km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (9km)
  • Courbevoie (14km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (15km)
  • Meudon (15km)
  • Levallois-Perret (16km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (19km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (20km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (29km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (32km)
  • Creteil (32km)
  • Gagny (35km)
  • Livry-Gargan (35km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (58km)
  • Melun (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (20km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fourqueux is in the Paris region of France at 12 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Fourqueux is 21 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourqueux

Canton: Pecq

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78112

Distance to Fourqueux

from Versailles (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 21 km

from Calais: 229 km

from Nice: 702 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigremont, Bailly, Bougival, Carrieres-sous-Poissy, Chambourcy, Chavenay, Croissy-sur-Seine, La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Le Pecq, Le Port-Marly, Le Vesinet, Louveciennes, Mareil-Marly, Marly-le-Roi, Mesnil-le-Roi, Noisy-le-Roi, Poissy, Rocquencourt, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Nom-la-Breteche and Villennes-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Fourqueux

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