Lizy-sur-Ourcq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lizy-sur-Ourcq in Seine-et-Marne

Photo is of Meaux at 12 km from Lizy-sur-Ourcq

Visit Lizy-sur-Ourcq: highlights and tourist information

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Lizy-sur-Ourcq is situated in the Seine-et-Marne 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 Lizy-sur-Ourcq in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Meaux at 12 km and La Ferte-Milon at 19 km.

Lizy-sur-Ourcq, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter house and...

See Meaux guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aisne department

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to La Ferté-Milon...

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at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come to Ermenonville,...

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Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Oise department

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture...

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne is a beautifully restored 18th century chateau with extensive gardens...

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at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern France and...

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at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis a very...

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Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries, surrounded by...

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at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of Picardy is best known for...

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at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking a pleasant...

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at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Oise department

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting historic monuments...

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal residence for...

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Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

Royaumont Abbey, once one of the most important cistercian abbeys in France, is a...

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 49 km (direction west), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Lizy-sur-Ourcq

Market days in Lizy-sur-Ourcq: weekly market: Friday;

  • Lizy-sur-Ourcq: market Friday (0km)
  • La Ferte-sous-Jouarre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Meaux: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (13km)
  • Crecy-la-Chapelle: market Thursday (20km)
  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (20km)
  • Charly: market Thursday (20km)
  • Coulommiers: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Claye-Souilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Lizy-sur-Ourcq, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (49km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (31km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (41km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (49km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Retz (27km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (36km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (41km)
  • Foret d'Halette (41km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (43km)
  • Murs à pêches (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Livry-Gargan (37km)
  • Gagny (39km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (40km)
  • Creteil (49km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (35km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (49km)

Geography and distances

Lizy-sur-Ourcq is in the Paris region of France at 60 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Lizy-sur-Ourcq is 53 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lizy-sur-Ourcq

Canton: Lizy-sur-Ourcq

Arrondissement: Meaux

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77440

Distance to Lizy-sur-Ourcq

from Melun (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 53 km

from Calais: 230 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 540 km

from Strasbourg: 350 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lizy-sur-Ourcq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armentieres-en-Brie, Congis-sur-Therouanne, Germigny-l'Eveque, Isles-les-Meldeuses, Jaignes, Le Plessis-Placy, Mary-sur-Marne, May-en-Multien, Ocquerre, Tancrou, Trocy-en-Multien and Vendrest.

This page in French: Visiter Lizy-sur-Ourcq