Gonesse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Basilica of Saint-Denis at 9 km from Gonesse

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Gonesse is situated in the Val-d'Oise department and Paris region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Basilica of Saint-Denis at 9 km and Basilica de Sacre Coeur at 14 km.

Gonesse, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 9 km (direction west-south-west), 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 14 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 16 km (direction south), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal residence for...

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River Seine

River Seine

at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the city, near many of the...

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at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

The city of Paris continues to be the most popular destination with visitors to...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Gonesse

  • Arnouville-les-Gonesse: market Thursday & Sunday (2km)
  • Garges-les-Gonesse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Le Blanc-Mesnil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Le Bourget: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Drancy: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • Montmagny: market Wednesday (8km)
  • La Courneuve: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Ezanville: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Deuil-la-Barre: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Gonesse, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (17km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (18km)
  • Cinéaqua (18km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (11km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (14km)
  • Montmartre (14km)
  • Montmartre district (14km)
  • Paris Opera (15km)
  • Parc Monceau (16km)
  • Saint-Eustache (16km)
  • Place des Vosges (16km)
  • Palais Royal (16km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (16km)
  • Place Vendome (16km)
  • Place de la Bastille (16km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (16km)
  • The Louvre (16km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (16km)
  • Place de la Concorde (16km)
  • Pont-Neuf (16km)
  • Champs-Elysees (17km)
  • Petit Palais (17km)
  • Orsay Museum (17km)
  • Grand Palais (17km)
  • Palais Bourbon (17km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (17km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (17km)
  • Rodin Museum (18km)
  • Eiffel Tower (18km)
  • Catacombs (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (23km)
  • Vexin Francais (42km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (9km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (15km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (16km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (16km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (16km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (25km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (30km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (35km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (38km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (46km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (16km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (19km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (19km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (23km)
  • Potager des Princes (23km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (24km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (25km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (26km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (26km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (27km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (28km)
  • Parc de Versailles (31km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (31km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (42km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (46km)
  • Parc de Courson (48km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (50km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (14km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (21km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (23km)
  • Foret d'Halette (32km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (44km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (45km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (50km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (7km)
  • Livry-Gargan (10km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (11km)
  • Gagny (13km)
  • Levallois-Perret (16km)
  • Courbevoie (17km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (21km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (23km)
  • Creteil (23km)
  • Meudon (25km)
  • Le Vesinet (25km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (27km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (17km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (18km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (48km)

Geography and distances

Gonesse is in the Paris region of France at 29 kilometres from Cergy, the department capital (general information: Gonesse is 16 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gonesse

Canton: Gonesse

Arrondissement: Sarcelles

Department: Val-d'Oise

Region: Paris

Postcode: 95500

Distance to Gonesse

from Cergy (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 16 km

from Calais: 222 km

from Nice: 694 km

from Bordeaux: 515 km

from Strasbourg: 391 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnouville-les-Gonesse, Bonneuil-en-France, Bouqueval, Dugny, Ecouen, Garges-les-Gonesse, Goussainville, Le Blanc-Mesnil, Le Bourget, Le Plessis-Gassot, Le Thillay, Roissy-en-France, Sarcelles, Sevran, Stains, Vaudherland and Villiers-le-Bel.

This page in French: Visiter Gonesse