Franconville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Franconville: highlights and tourist information

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Franconville is situated in the Val-d'Oise department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 13 kilometres from Cergy, the department capital (general information: Franconville is 17 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Basilica of Saint-Denis at 11 km and Arc de Triomphe at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Franconville, 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 Franconville in Paris.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Franconville

Markets in and near Franconville

Market days in Franconville: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Franconville: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Le Plessis-Bouchard: market Saturday (2km)
  • Ermont: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Cormeilles-en-Parisis: market Saturday (2km)
  • Beauchamp: market Sunday (3km)
  • Eaubonne: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Argenteuil: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Enghien-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Montmorency: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Epinay-sur-Seine: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)

More information about Franconville, Paris

Tourist attractions near Franconville, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Franconville.

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (14km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (18km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Paris
  • Parc Monceau (13km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (14km)
  • Montmartre district (14km)
  • Montmartre (14km)
  • Champs-Elysees (14km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (15km)
  • Grand Palais (15km)
  • Petit Palais (15km)
  • Paris Opera (15km)
  • Eiffel Tower (15km)
  • Place de la Concorde (15km)
  • Place Vendome (15km)
  • Palais Bourbon (15km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (15km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (15km)
  • Palais Royal (16km)
  • Parc de la Villette (16km)
  • Orsay Museum (16km)
  • Rodin Museum (16km)
  • The Louvre (16km)
  • Saint-Eustache (16km)
  • Pont-Neuf (16km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (17km)
  • Place des Vosges (17km)
  • Place de la Bastille (18km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (18km)
  • Catacombs (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (15km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (28km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (33km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (10km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (11km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (15km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (15km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (16km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (16km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (17km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (20km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (20km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (23km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (29km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (46km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de la Malmaison (14km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (14km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (16km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (17km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (21km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (22km)
  • Parc de Versailles (22km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (24km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (24km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (29km)
  • Potager des Princes (29km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (31km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (34km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (36km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (36km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (37km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (38km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (42km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (43km)
  • Parc de Courson (43km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (21km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (29km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (35km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (35km)
  • Foret d'Halette (40km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (40km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (44km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (46km)
  • Château de Sauvage (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (12km)
  • Chantilly (29km)
  • Noisiel (32km)
  • Rambouillet (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (5km)
  • Courbevoie (10km)
  • Levallois-Perret (11km)
  • Le Vesinet (12km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (13km)
  • Meudon (19km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (20km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (23km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (23km)
  • Livry-Gargan (24km)
  • Gagny (25km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (25km)
  • Creteil (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (12km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Franconville

Canton: Franconville

Arrondissement: Pontoise

Department: Val-d'Oise

Region: Paris

Postcode: 95130

Distance to Franconville

from Cergy (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 17 km

from Calais: 220 km

from Nice: 703 km

from Bordeaux: 508 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andilly, Argenteuil, Beauchamp, Bessancourt, Cormeilles-en-Parisis, Eaubonne, Enghien-les-Bains, Ermont, Herblay, Le Plessis-Bouchard, Margency, Montigny-les-Cormeilles, Montlignon, Pierrelaye, Saint-Gratien, Saint-Leu-la-Foret, Saint-Prix, Sannois, Sartrouville, Soisy-sous-Montmorency and Taverny.

This page in French: Visiter Franconville