Gennevilliers tourism and travel guide

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Gennevilliers is situated in the department and region.

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Popular places to visit nearby include Basilica of Saint-Denis at 5 km and Basilica de Sacre Coeur at 6 km.

Gennevilliers, France: places to visit and attractions

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 5 km (direction east), in the Paris department

In the Basilica of Saint-Denis, where many of the French kings are buried, you...

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 6 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is one of the most famous Paris landmarks,...

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at 6 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

The Montmartre region of Paris is almost a separate village within the city, and...

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 6 km (direction south), in the Paris department

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

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at 6 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 7 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 7 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 7 km (direction south-south-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 7 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 7 km (direction south), in the Paris department

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

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at 7 km (direction south-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

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

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

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National Monument at 9 km (direction south-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 9 km (direction south-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 Gennevilliers

Market days in Gennevilliers: weekly market: Tuesday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Gennevilliers: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Asnieres-sur-Seine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (2km)
  • Bois-Colombes: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (2km)
  • Clichy: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Colombes: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Epinay-sur-Seine: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Levallois-Perret: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday (4km)
  • Argenteuil: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • La Garenne-Colombes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Courbevoie: market Sunday (4km)

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Tourist attractions near Gennevilliers, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (7km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (10km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (13km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (22km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (35km)
  • Vexin Francais (35km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (5km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (8km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (8km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (8km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (11km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (18km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (19km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (24km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (27km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (49km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (7km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (11km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (12km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (15km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (17km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (17km)
  • Parc de Versailles (19km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (19km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (24km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (31km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (32km)
  • Potager des Princes (33km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (34km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (37km)
  • Parc de Courson (38km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (38km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (38km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (47km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (49km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (50km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (14km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (31km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (32km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (36km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (38km)
  • Foret d'Halette (42km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (43km)
  • Château de Sauvage (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (20km)
  • Noisiel (26km)
  • Chantilly (32km)
  • Meaux (43km)
  • Rambouillet (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Levallois-Perret (3km)
  • Courbevoie (4km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (7km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (10km)
  • Le Vesinet (12km)
  • Meudon (13km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (14km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (16km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (17km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (18km)
  • Livry-Gargan (18km)
  • Gagny (18km)
  • Creteil (21km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (50km)
  • Melun (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (6km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (10km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (37km)

Geography and distances

Gennevilliers is in the of France at 0 kilometres from , the department capital (general information: Gennevilliers is 9 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gennevilliers

Canton: Gennevilliers

Arrondissement: Nanterre



Postcode: 92230

Distance to Gennevilliers

from (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 9 km

from Calais: 227 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenteuil, Asnieres-sur-Seine, Bezons, Bois-Colombes, Clichy, Colombes, Courbevoie, Deuil-la-Barre, Enghien-les-Bains, Epinay-sur-Seine, La Garenne-Colombes, Levallois-Perret, Montmagny, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, Puteaux, Saint-Denis, Saint-Gratien, Saint-Ouen, Sannois, Villeneuve-la-Garenne and Villetaneuse.

This page in French: Visiter Gennevilliers