Louvres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Royaumont Abbey at 14 km from Louvres

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Louvres is situated in the Val-d'Oise 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 Louvres in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Royaumont Abbey at 14 km and Basilica of Saint-Denis at 16 km.

Louvres, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

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

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

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Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

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

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

See Ermenonville guide
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at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Chantilly guide


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

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

See Senlis guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

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at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the city, near many...

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Markets in and near Louvres

  • Fosses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Arnouville-les-Gonesse: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Ezanville: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Mitry-Mory: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Garges-les-Gonesse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Le Blanc-Mesnil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Domont: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Le Bourget: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Louvres, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (25km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (25km)
  • Cinéaqua (26km)

Heritage sites

  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (24km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (24km)
  • Versailles Palace (38km)
  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (19km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (21km)
  • Montmartre (21km)
  • Montmartre district (21km)
  • Paris Opera (23km)
  • Parc Monceau (23km)
  • Place des Vosges (24km)
  • Saint-Eustache (24km)
  • Palais Royal (24km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (24km)
  • Place Vendome (24km)
  • Place de la Bastille (24km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (24km)
  • The Louvre (24km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (24km)
  • Place de la Concorde (24km)
  • Pont-Neuf (24km)
  • Champs-Elysees (24km)
  • Petit Palais (24km)
  • Orsay Museum (24km)
  • Grand Palais (25km)
  • Palais Bourbon (25km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (25km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (25km)
  • Rodin Museum (25km)
  • Eiffel Tower (26km)
  • Catacombs (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (16km)
  • Vexin Francais (45km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (11km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (19km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (22km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (23km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (24km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (24km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (36km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (41km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (43km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (53km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (14km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (17km)
  • Potager des Princes (17km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (18km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (23km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (24km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (32km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (33km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (34km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (34km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (35km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (39km)
  • Parc de Versailles (39km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (43km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (46km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (47km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (50km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chantilly (13km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (15km)
  • Murs à pêches (21km)
  • Foret d'Halette (24km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (39km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (47km)
  • Foret de Retz (49km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (52km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (13km)
  • Livry-Gargan (14km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (16km)
  • Gagny (18km)
  • Levallois-Perret (23km)
  • Courbevoie (25km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (28km)
  • Creteil (30km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (30km)
  • Le Vesinet (32km)
  • Meudon (33km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (35km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (37km)
  • Remerangles (47km)
  • Beauvais (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (25km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (25km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (26km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (50km)

Geography and distances

Louvres is in the Paris region of France at 32 kilometres from Cergy, the department capital (general information: Louvres is 24 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Louvres

Canton: Goussainville

Arrondissement: Sarcelles

Department: Val-d'Oise

Region: Paris

Postcode: 95380

Distance to Louvres

from Cergy (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 24 km

from Calais: 217 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellefontaine, Bouqueval, Chatenay-en-France, Chennevieres-les-Louvres, Fontenay-en-Parisis, Fosses, Goussainville, Jagny-sous-Bois, Lassy, Le Plessis-Luzarches, Le Thillay, Mareil-en-France, Marly-la-Ville, Mauregard, Puiseux-en-France, Roissy-en-France, Saint-Witz, Survilliers, Vaudherland, Vemars and Villeron.

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