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Le Vesinet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 10 km from Le Vesinet

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Le Vesinet is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Tourist classifications for Le Vesinet include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 10 km and Arc de Triomphe at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Vesinet, 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 Le Vesinet in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 12 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Arc de Triomphe guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

See Eiffel Tower guide
Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 13 km (direction 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 14 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

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

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

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

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

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

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

See Paris Opera guide
Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

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

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

See Palais-Royal guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

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

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

See The Louvre guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

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

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

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Montmartre

Montmartre

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

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

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

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

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Map of places to visit near Le Vesinet

 
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Markets in and near Le Vesinet

  • Chatou: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (2km)
  • Montesson: market Thursday & Sunday (2km)
  • Carrieres-sur-Seine: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Houilles: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Maisons-Laffitte: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Garches: market Saturday (7km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Poissy: market Thursday (8km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Vesinet, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (12km)
  • 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 (12km)
  • Parc Monceau (13km)
  • Grand Palais (13km)
  • Champs-Elysees (13km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (14km)
  • Petit Palais (14km)
  • Palais Bourbon (14km)
  • Rodin Museum (14km)
  • Place de la Concorde (14km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (14km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (14km)
  • Place Vendome (15km)
  • Orsay Museum (15km)
  • Paris Opera (15km)
  • Palais Royal (15km)
  • The Louvre (15km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (15km)
  • Montmartre district (15km)
  • Montmartre (15km)
  • Pont-Neuf (16km)
  • Saint-Eustache (16km)
  • Catacombs (16km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (16km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (17km)
  • Place des Vosges (17km)
  • Place de la Bastille (18km)
  • Parc de la Villette (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (27km)
  • Vexin Francais (29km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (2km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (4km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (12km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (12km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (15km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (15km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (15km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (17km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (17km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (20km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (28km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (31km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (49km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (50km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (3km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (4km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (8km)
  • Parc de Versailles (10km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (10km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (15km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (16km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (18km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (25km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (25km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (26km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (26km)
  • Parc de Courson (33km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (33km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (35km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (36km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (41km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (41km)
  • Potager des Princes (42km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (43km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (43km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (48km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (48km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (49km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (23km)
  • Murs à pêches (24km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (28km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (34km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (41km)
  • Château de Sauvage (45km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (47km)
  • Foret d'Halette (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (18km)
  • Rambouillet (36km)
  • Noisiel (36km)
  • Chantilly (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rueil-Malmaison (4km)
  • Courbevoie (9km)
  • Levallois-Perret (11km)
  • Meudon (12km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (13km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (16km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (16km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (24km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (26km)
  • Creteil (28km)
  • Gagny (29km)
  • Livry-Gargan (30km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (54km)
  • Melun (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (10km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Vesinet is in the Paris region of France at 17 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Le Vesinet is 16 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vesinet

Canton: Vésinet

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78110

Distance to Le Vesinet

from Versailles (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 16 km

from Calais: 229 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bezons, Bougival, Carrieres-sur-Seine, Chatou, Croissy-sur-Seine, Fourqueux, Garches, Houilles, La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Le Pecq, Le Port-Marly, Louveciennes, Maisons-Laffitte, Mareil-Marly, Marly-le-Roi, Mesnil-le-Roi, Montesson, Nanterre, Noisy-le-Roi, Rueil-Malmaison, Saint-Germain-en-Laye and Sartrouville.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vesinet

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