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Le Chesnay tourism and travel guide

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Le Chesnay 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 Le Chesnay in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 2 km and Eiffel Tower at 13 km.

Le Chesnay, 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 2 km (direction south)

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

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

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

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

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

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

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

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

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

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

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

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

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

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

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Markets in and near Le Chesnay

Market days in Le Chesnay: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Garches: market Saturday (5km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Chatou: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Boulogne-Billancourt: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (9km)
  • Issy-les-Moulineaux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & (9km)

More information about Le Chesnay, Paris

Tourist attractions near Le Chesnay, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (13km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (16km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (13km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (14km)
  • Rodin Museum (14km)
  • Grand Palais (14km)
  • Champs-Elysees (15km)
  • Petit Palais (15km)
  • Palais Bourbon (15km)
  • Parc Monceau (15km)
  • Place de la Concorde (15km)
  • Catacombs (15km)
  • Orsay Museum (15km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (15km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (15km)
  • Place Vendome (16km)
  • The Louvre (16km)
  • Paris Opera (16km)
  • Palais Royal (16km)
  • Pont-Neuf (16km)
  • Saint-Eustache (17km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (17km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (17km)
  • Montmartre (17km)
  • Montmartre district (17km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (17km)
  • Place des Vosges (18km)
  • Place de la Bastille (18km)
  • Parc de la Villette (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (20km)
  • Vexin Francais (36km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (4km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (8km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (11km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (13km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (16km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (16km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (16km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (19km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (29km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (43km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (44km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (49km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (51km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (54km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du roi, Versailles (2km)
  • Parc de Versailles (2km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (6km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (6km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (9km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (12km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (14km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (16km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (18km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (18km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (23km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (25km)
  • Parc de Courson (25km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (30km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (35km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (35km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (41km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (46km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (48km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (48km)
  • Potager des Princes (49km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (49km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (52km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (52km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (52km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (15km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (21km)
  • Murs à pêches (25km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Château de Sauvage (39km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (47km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (25km)
  • Rambouillet (30km)
  • Noisiel (37km)
  • Etampes (43km)
  • Chantilly (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (6km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (7km)
  • Le Vesinet (8km)
  • Meudon (8km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (11km)
  • Courbevoie (12km)
  • Levallois-Perret (14km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (22km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (22km)
  • Creteil (26km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (29km)
  • Gagny (31km)
  • Livry-Gargan (32km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (49km)
  • Melun (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (12km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (25km)

Geography and distances

Le Chesnay is in the Paris region of France at 15 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Le Chesnay is 17 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chesnay

Canton: Chesnay

Arrondissement: Versailles

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78150

Distance to Le Chesnay

from Versailles (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 17 km

from Calais: 237 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailly, Bougival, Buc, Chaville, Croissy-sur-Seine, Fontenay-le-Fleury, Garches, Guyancourt, La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Louveciennes, Marly-le-Roi, Marnes-la-Coquette, Noisy-le-Roi, Rocquencourt, Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole, Vaucresson, Velizy-Villacoublay, Versailles, Ville-d'Avray and Viroflay.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chesnay


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