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Gargenville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gargenville in Yvelines

Photo is of La Roche-Guyon at 17 km from Gargenville

Visit Gargenville: highlights and tourist information

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Gargenville is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Guyon at 17 km and Giverny Gardens at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gargenville, 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 Gargenville in Paris.

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

La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

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

See Giverny Gardens guide
Vernon

Vernon

at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

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

See Vernon guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 38 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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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 38 km (direction south)

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

See Champs-Elysees guide
Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 40 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 40 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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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau Gaillard guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 41 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Gargenville

 
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Markets in and near Gargenville

  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (7km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (7km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (10km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chanteloup-les-Vignes: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Jouy-le-Moutier: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Gargenville, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (38km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (42km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (38km)
  • Parc Monceau (38km)
  • Grand Palais (39km)
  • Champs-Elysees (39km)
  • Petit Palais (39km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (39km)
  • Palais Bourbon (40km)
  • Place de la Concorde (40km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (40km)
  • Rodin Museum (40km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (40km)
  • Place Vendome (40km)
  • Paris Opera (40km)
  • Orsay Museum (40km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (41km)
  • Montmartre (41km)
  • Montmartre district (41km)
  • Palais Royal (41km)
  • The Louvre (41km)
  • Pont-Neuf (41km)
  • Saint-Eustache (41km)
  • Catacombs (42km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (42km)
  • Place des Vosges (43km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (43km)
  • Place de la Bastille (44km)
  • Parc de la Villette (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (15km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (14km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (18km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (31km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (35km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (36km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (41km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (41km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (41km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (43km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (45km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (46km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thoiry (14km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (17km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (20km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (22km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (23km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (23km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (23km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (29km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (31km)
  • Parc de Versailles (31km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (31km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (33km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (38km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (38km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (39km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (41km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (41km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (43km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (45km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (45km)
  • Parc de Courson (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (35km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (36km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (40km)
  • Château de Sauvage (45km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (22km)
  • Rambouillet (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (26km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (30km)
  • Courbevoie (34km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (35km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (36km)
  • Levallois-Perret (36km)
  • Meudon (37km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (14km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (35km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (43km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gargenville is in the Paris region of France at 19 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Gargenville is 42 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gargenville

Canton: Limay

Arrondissement: Mantes-la-Jolie

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78440

Distance to Gargenville

from Versailles (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 42 km

from Calais: 218 km

from Nice: 721 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 437 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubergenville, Brueil-en-Vexin, Epone, Flins-sur-Seine, Fontenay-Saint-Pere, Gaillon-sur-Montcient, Guerville, Guitrancourt, Hardricourt, Issou, Juziers, La Falaise, Limay, Mezieres-sur-Seine, Mezy-sur-Seine, Nezel, Oinville-sur-Montcient, Porcheville, Sailly and Seraincourt.

This page in French: Visiter Gargenville

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