Mantes-la-Jolie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mantes-la-Jolie in Yvelines

Photo is of La Roche-Guyon at 12 km from Mantes-la-Jolie

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Mantes-la-Jolie 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 Mantes-la-Jolie in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Guyon at 12 km and Giverny Gardens at 17 km.

Mantes-la-Jolie, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore a pretty...

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Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France, as painted...

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at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of the River...

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Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by Richard the...

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

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

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer residence for...

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at 42 km (direction west), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and the bishop's...

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 44 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 45 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 46 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 46 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 47 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 47 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Mantes-la-Jolie

Market days in Mantes-la-Jolie: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (2km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (4km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (11km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (14km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (19km)
  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (22km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Mantes-la-Jolie, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villa Savoye (24km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (32km)
  • Rambouillet Chateau (39km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (39km)
  • Maison des Jardies (40km)
  • Arc de Triomphe (44km)
  • Chapelle Expiatoire (46km)

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (45km)
  • Parc Monceau (45km)
  • Grand Palais (46km)
  • Champs-Elysees (46km)
  • Petit Palais (46km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (46km)
  • Palais Bourbon (46km)
  • Rodin Museum (46km)
  • Place de la Concorde (46km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (46km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (47km)
  • Place Vendome (47km)
  • Paris Opera (47km)
  • Orsay Museum (47km)
  • Catacombs (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (19km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (23km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (32km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Villarceaux (14km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (15km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (16km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (17km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (18km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (25km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (25km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (30km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (33km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (35km)
  • Parc de Versailles (36km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (36km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (39km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (39km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (41km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (47km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (49km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (49km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (51km)
  • Parc de Courson (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (38km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (40km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (42km)
  • Château de Sauvage (45km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (62km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (29km)
  • Rambouillet (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (32km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (36km)
  • Courbevoie (41km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (41km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (43km)
  • Meudon (43km)
  • Levallois-Perret (43km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (15km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (42km)

Geography and distances

Mantes-la-Jolie is in the Paris region of France at 23 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Mantes-la-Jolie is 49 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mantes-la-Jolie

Canton: Mantes-la-Jolie

Arrondissement: Mantes-la-Jolie

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78200

Distance to Mantes-la-Jolie

from Versailles (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 49 km

from Calais: 218 km

from Nice: 726 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Mantes-la-Jolie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuil-Bois-Robert, Buchelay, Favrieux, Follainville-Dennemont, Fontenay-Mauvoisin, Fontenay-Saint-Pere, Guernes, Guerville, Guitrancourt, Issou, Jouy-Mauvoisin, Limay, Magnanville, Mantes-la-Ville, Porcheville, Saint-Martin-la-Garenne, Soindres and Vert.

This page in French: Visiter Mantes-la-Jolie