Meaux tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter house and bishops palace

Meaux is situated in the Seine-et-Marne department and Paris region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Meaux. For detailed visitor information see the Meaux travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Meaux include "town of art and history" and "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Meaux in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne at 23 km and La Ferte-Milon at 30 km.

Meaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ermenonville guide
Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Aisne department

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

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Senlis guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 35 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...

See Chateau de Vincennes guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

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

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

See Morienval abbey guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 38 km (direction west), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Chateau de Chantilly guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Chantilly guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 40 km (direction west), in the Paris department

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is one of the most famous Paris landmarks,...

See Basilica de Sacre Coeur guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Paris department

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

See Montmartre guide
River Seine

River Seine

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See River Seine guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

The city of Paris continues to be the most popular destination with visitors to...

See Paris guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Paris department

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, on an island in the Seine River, is one of...

See Notre Dame cathedral guide

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Markets in and near Meaux

Market days in Meaux: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday;

  • Meaux: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (0km)
  • Crecy-la-Chapelle: market Thursday (11km)
  • Lizy-sur-Ourcq: market Friday (13km)
  • Claye-Souilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Lagny-sur-Marne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • La Ferte-sous-Jouarre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Mitry-Mory: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Brou-sur-Chantereine: market Saturday (20km)
  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (21km)
  • Noisiel: market Sunday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Meaux, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (37km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (41km)
  • Cinéaqua (44km)

Heritage sites

  • Seine Banks, Paris (40km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (36km)
  • Place de la Bastille (39km)
  • Place des Vosges (39km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (40km)
  • Montmartre (40km)
  • Montmartre district (40km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (40km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (40km)
  • Saint-Eustache (41km)
  • Pont-Neuf (41km)
  • Palais Royal (41km)
  • The Louvre (41km)
  • Paris Opera (41km)
  • Place Vendome (41km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (42km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (42km)
  • Orsay Museum (42km)
  • Place de la Concorde (42km)
  • Catacombs (42km)
  • Palais Bourbon (42km)
  • Petit Palais (43km)
  • Champs-Elysees (43km)
  • Parc Monceau (43km)
  • Grand Palais (43km)
  • Rodin Museum (43km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (43km)
  • Eiffel Tower (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (36km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (37km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (38km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (38km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (39km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (40km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (41km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (42km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (44km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (52km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (23km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (34km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (35km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (36km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (39km)
  • Potager des Princes (39km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (40km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (41km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (42km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (45km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (47km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Ermenonville (28km)
  • Murs à pêches (33km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (35km)
  • Foret de Retz (37km)
  • Foret d'Halette (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Livry-Gargan (25km)
  • Gagny (26km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (29km)
  • Creteil (36km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (37km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (42km)
  • Levallois-Perret (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (37km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (40km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (46km)

Geography and distances

Meaux is in the Paris region of France at 49 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Meaux is 40 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meaux

Canton: Meaux

Arrondissement: Meaux

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77100

Distance to Meaux

from Melun (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 40 km

from Calais: 233 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boutigny, Chambry, Chauconin-Neufmontiers, Cregy-les-Meaux, Fublaines, Germigny-l'Eveque, Isles-les-Villenoy, Mareuil-les-Meaux, Monthyon, Nanteuil-les-Meaux, Penchard, Poincy, Saint-Fiacre, Trilbardou, Trilport, Varreddes, Vignely and Villenoy.

This page in French: Visiter Meaux