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Jouy-en-Josas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jouy-en-Josas in Yvelines

Photo is of Versailles Palace at 6 km from Jouy-en-Josas

Visit Jouy-en-Josas: highlights and tourist information

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Jouy-en-Josas is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 6 km and Eiffel Tower at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jouy-en-Josas, 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 Jouy-en-Josas in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

See Eiffel Tower guide


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

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient...

See Catacombs guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal...

See Arc de Triomphe guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide


at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Champs-Elysees guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Musee de l'Orangerie guide


National Monument at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on...

See Pantheon guide
Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin des Tuileries guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the...

See The Louvre guide
Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Eglise de la Madeleine guide


Church at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Sainte-Chapelle guide


National Monument at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, on an island in the Seine River, is...

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Map of places to visit near Jouy-en-Josas


Markets in and near Jouy-en-Josas

  • Bievres: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Clamart: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chatenay-Malabry: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Issy-les-Moulineaux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & (9km)

More information about Jouy-en-Josas, Paris

Tourist attractions near Jouy-en-Josas, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (14km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (16km)
  • 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

  • Eiffel Tower (14km)
  • Catacombs (14km)
  • Rodin Museum (15km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (15km)
  • Palais Bourbon (16km)
  • Grand Palais (16km)
  • Petit Palais (16km)
  • Champs-Elysees (16km)
  • Orsay Museum (16km)
  • Place de la Concorde (16km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (16km)
  • Pont-Neuf (16km)
  • The Louvre (16km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (16km)
  • Parc Monceau (16km)
  • Place Vendome (17km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (17km)
  • Palais Royal (17km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (17km)
  • Saint-Eustache (17km)
  • Paris Opera (17km)
  • Place des Vosges (18km)
  • Place de la Bastille (18km)
  • Montmartre district (19km)
  • Montmartre (19km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (19km)
  • Parc de la Villette (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (16km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (17km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (17km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (17km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (19km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (20km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (22km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (37km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (38km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du roi, Versailles (6km)
  • Parc de Versailles (6km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (7km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (8km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (10km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (11km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (12km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (14km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (16km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (17km)
  • Parc de Courson (18km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (25km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (28km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (29km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (29km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (33km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (42km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (45km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (46km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (53km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (55km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (12km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (19km)
  • Murs à pêches (24km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (24km)
  • Château de Sauvage (37km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (51km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (29km)
  • Pontoise (32km)
  • Noisiel (35km)
  • Etampes (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (3km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (7km)
  • Meudon (7km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (13km)
  • Le Vesinet (15km)
  • Courbevoie (16km)
  • Levallois-Perret (17km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (20km)
  • Creteil (22km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (27km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (30km)
  • Gagny (30km)
  • Livry-Gargan (32km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (43km)
  • Melun (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (14km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (29km)

Geography and distances

Jouy-en-Josas is in the Paris region of France at 20 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Jouy-en-Josas is 17 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jouy-en-Josas

Canton: Versailles-Sud

Arrondissement: Versailles

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78350

Distance to Jouy-en-Josas

from Versailles (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 17 km

from Calais: 244 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Jouy-en-Josas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bievres, Buc, Chateaufort, Chaville, Igny, Les Loges-en-Josas, Magny-les-Hameaux, Meudon, Palaiseau, Saclay, Saint-Aubin, Toussus-le-Noble, Vauhallan, Velizy-Villacoublay, Versailles, Villiers-le-Bacle and Viroflay.

This page in French: Visiter Jouy-en-Josas

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