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Houilles tourism and travel guide

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Houilles is situated in the Yvelines 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 Houilles in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arc de Triomphe at 10 km and Eiffel Tower at 11 km.

Houilles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 10 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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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 12 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 12 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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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 12 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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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

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

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 12 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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

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

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 13 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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

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

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Markets in and near Houilles

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

  • Houilles: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Carrieres-sur-Seine: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Montesson: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Maisons-Laffitte: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Chatou: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • La Garenne-Colombes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Colombes: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Argenteuil: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Courbevoie: market Sunday (6km)
  • Cormeilles-en-Parisis: market Saturday (6km)

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Tourist attractions near Houilles, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (10km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (14km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc Monceau (10km)
  • Eiffel Tower (11km)
  • Champs-Elysees (11km)
  • Grand Palais (11km)
  • Petit Palais (11km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (12km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (12km)
  • Place de la Concorde (12km)
  • Palais Bourbon (12km)
  • Paris Opera (12km)
  • Rodin Museum (12km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (12km)
  • Place Vendome (12km)
  • Montmartre district (12km)
  • Montmartre (12km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (12km)
  • Orsay Museum (12km)
  • Palais Royal (13km)
  • The Louvre (13km)
  • Saint-Eustache (13km)
  • Pont-Neuf (13km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (14km)
  • Catacombs (15km)
  • Place des Vosges (15km)
  • Parc de la Villette (15km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (15km)
  • Place de la Bastille (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (22km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (29km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (32km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (4km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (10km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (11km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (13km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (13km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (13km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (16km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (18km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (18km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (23km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (32km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (44km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de la Malmaison (6km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (7km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (10km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (13km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (14km)
  • Parc de Versailles (14km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (18km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (19km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (29km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (29km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (29km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (30km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (31km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (31km)
  • Parc de Courson (36km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (36km)
  • Potager des Princes (37km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (41km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (43km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (43km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (44km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (21km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (27km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (32km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (36km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (38km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (42km)
  • Foret d'Halette (47km)
  • Château de Sauvage (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (15km)
  • Noisiel (33km)
  • Chantilly (36km)
  • Rambouillet (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (5km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (5km)
  • Courbevoie (6km)
  • Levallois-Perret (8km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (11km)
  • Meudon (13km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (15km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (17km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (22km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (22km)
  • Livry-Gargan (26km)
  • Gagny (26km)
  • Creteil (26km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (54km)
  • Melun (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (8km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (29km)

Geography and distances

Houilles is in the Paris region of France at 22 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Houilles is 14 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Houilles

Canton: Houilles

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78800

Distance to Houilles

from Versailles (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 14 km

from Calais: 227 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenteuil, Bezons, Bois-Colombes, Carrieres-sur-Seine, Chatou, Colombes, Cormeilles-en-Parisis, Courbevoie, Croissy-sur-Seine, La Garenne-Colombes, Le Pecq, Le Port-Marly, Le Vesinet, Maisons-Laffitte, Mesnil-le-Roi, Montesson, Nanterre, Puteaux, Rueil-Malmaison, Sannois and Sartrouville.

This page in French: Visiter Houilles


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