Garches tourism and travel guide

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Garches is situated in the department and region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Garches in .

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 6 km and Eiffel Tower at 8 km.

Garches, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 6 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 8 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 9 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 9 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 10 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 10 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 10 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 11 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 11 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 11 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The extravagant design and decoration of the Palais Garnier, usually known as the Paris...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 11 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 11 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 12 km (direction east), in the Paris department

La Conciergerie at Paris is one of the oldest and most important gothic palaces...

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Church at 12 km (direction east), in the Paris department

Sainte-Chapelle, on the Ile de la Cité in Paris, is an important gothic chapel...

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Markets in and near Garches

Market days in Garches: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Garches: market Saturday (0km)
  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Boulogne-Billancourt: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Issy-les-Moulineaux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & (5km)
  • Chatou: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Carrieres-sur-Seine: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Clamart: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Montesson: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)

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Tourist attractions near Garches, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (8km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (11km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (8km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (9km)
  • Grand Palais (9km)
  • Rodin Museum (9km)
  • Champs-Elysees (10km)
  • Petit Palais (10km)
  • Parc Monceau (10km)
  • Palais Bourbon (10km)
  • Place de la Concorde (10km)
  • Orsay Museum (10km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (10km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (10km)
  • Catacombs (11km)
  • Place Vendome (11km)
  • Paris Opera (11km)
  • The Louvre (11km)
  • Palais Royal (11km)
  • Pont-Neuf (11km)
  • Saint-Eustache (12km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (12km)
  • Montmartre (12km)
  • Montmartre district (12km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (12km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (13km)
  • Place des Vosges (13km)
  • Place de la Bastille (13km)
  • Parc de la Villette (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (25km)
  • Vexin Francais (36km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (4km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (9km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (11km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (11km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (11km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (13km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (14km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (15km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (16km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (16km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (26km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (45km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (50km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (2km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (3km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (7km)
  • Parc de Versailles (7km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (9km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (10km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (11km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (12km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (20km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (22km)
  • Parc de Courson (27km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (28km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (29km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (31km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (37km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (37km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (44km)
  • Potager des Princes (44km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (48km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (49km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (49km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (50km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (20km)
  • Murs à pêches (20km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (26km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (32km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (43km)
  • Château de Sauvage (44km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (24km)
  • Noisiel (32km)
  • Rambouillet (35km)
  • Chantilly (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rueil-Malmaison (4km)
  • Meudon (5km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (7km)
  • Le Vesinet (7km)
  • Courbevoie (8km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (9km)
  • Levallois-Perret (9km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (18km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (19km)
  • Creteil (22km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (24km)
  • Gagny (26km)
  • Livry-Gargan (27km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (47km)
  • Melun (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (7km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (29km)

Geography and distances

Garches is in the of France at 0 kilometres from , the department capital (general information: Garches is 12 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Garches

Canton: Garches

Arrondissement: Nanterre



Postcode: 92380

Distance to Garches

from (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 12 km

from Calais: 235 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bougival, Boulogne-Billancourt, Chatou, Chaville, Clamart, Courbevoie, Croissy-sur-Seine, Issy-les-Moulineaux, La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Le Chesnay, Le Pecq, Le Port-Marly, Le Vesinet, Louveciennes, Marnes-la-Coquette, Meudon, Nanterre, Puteaux, Rocquencourt, Rueil-Malmaison, Saint-Cloud, Sevres, Suresnes, Vaucresson, Versailles, Ville-d'Avray and Viroflay.

This page in French: Visiter Garches