Francastel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Beauvais at 18 km from Francastel

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Francastel 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 Francastel in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beauvais at 18 km and Gerberoy at 22 km.

Francastel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Beauvais

Beauvais

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated)...

See Beauvais guide
Gerberoy

Gerberoy

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during...

See Gerberoy guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 22 km (direction south-west)

Parc Saint Paul is one of the most popular theme parks in...

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Somme department

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example of gothic...

See Amiens Cathedral guide
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Amiens

Amiens

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Somme department

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most visitors,...

See Amiens guide
Chantilly

Chantilly

at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chantilly guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 52 km (direction south-south-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See Royaumont Abbey guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Compiegne guide
Senlis

Senlis

at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Senlis guide
Lyons-la-Foret

Lyons-la-Foret

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it one of...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide

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Markets in and near Francastel

  • Beauvais: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Bresles: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Just-en-Chaussee: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (24km)
  • Noailles: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Formerie: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (31km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Gournay-en-Bray: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Aumale: market Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Francastel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Forges-les-Eaux (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (31km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (44km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Digeon (31km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (36km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (50km)
  • Potager des Princes (50km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (53km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (8km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (17km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (17km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (27km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (35km)
  • Foret d'Halette (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Beauvais (19km)
  • Remerangles (19km)
  • Mureaumont (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Francastel is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Francastel is 83 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Francastel

Canton: Crèvecoeur-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Beauvais

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60480

Distance to Francastel

from Beauvais (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 83 km

from Calais: 152 km

from Nice: 762 km

from Bordeaux: 567 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auchy-la-Montagne, Cormeilles, Crevecoeur-le-Grand, Domeliers, Froissy, Hardivillers, Lachaussee-du-Bois-d'Ecu, Le Crocq, Le Gallet, Le Saulchoy, Luchy, Maisoncelle-Tuilerie, Maulers, Noiremont, Ourcel-Maison, Puits-la-Vallee, Rotangy and Viefvillers.

This page in French: Visiter Francastel

 
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