Jouy-en-Josas tourism and travel guide

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 6 km and Eiffel Tower at 14 km.

Jouy-en-Josas, France: places to visit and attractions

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 enormous and...

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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 is extraordinary that...

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

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels underneath the...

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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 arch in the world and...

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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 most popular public...

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

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

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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 eight paintings of...

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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 the pantheon...

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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 near the Louvre in...

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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 Louvre contains countless numbers of...

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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 built under orders...

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

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

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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 gothic palaces...

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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 one of...

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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)

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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 (19km)
  • Montmartre district (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