Medan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 19 km from Medan

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Medan 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 Medan in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 19 km and Arc de Triomphe at 24 km.

Medan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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at 25 km (direction east-south-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 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 26 km (direction east-south-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 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 26 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 26 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 27 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 28 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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Markets in and near Medan

  • Chanteloup-les-Vignes: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Poissy: market Thursday (4km)
  • Acheres: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Andresy: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Jouy-le-Moutier: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Conflans-Sainte-Honorine: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Maisons-Laffitte: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)

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Tourist attractions near Medan, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (24km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (28km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (24km)
  • Parc Monceau (24km)
  • Grand Palais (25km)
  • Champs-Elysees (25km)
  • Petit Palais (25km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (25km)
  • Palais Bourbon (26km)
  • Place de la Concorde (26km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (26km)
  • Rodin Museum (26km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (26km)
  • Paris Opera (26km)
  • Place Vendome (26km)
  • Orsay Museum (26km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (26km)
  • Montmartre (26km)
  • Montmartre district (26km)
  • Palais Royal (27km)
  • The Louvre (27km)
  • Saint-Eustache (27km)
  • Pont-Neuf (27km)
  • Catacombs (28km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (28km)
  • Place des Vosges (29km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (29km)
  • Place de la Bastille (29km)
  • Parc de la Villette (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (25km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (19km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (32km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (4km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (8km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (21km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (26km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (27km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (27km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (27km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (40km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (9km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (15km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (18km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (19km)
  • Parc de Versailles (19km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (20km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (23km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (27km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (28km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (29km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (30km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (30km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (31km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (35km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (36km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (36km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (37km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (37km)
  • Parc de Courson (41km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (43km)
  • Potager des Princes (44km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (45km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (46km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (28km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (30km)
  • Murs à pêches (35km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (36km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (44km)
  • Château de Sauvage (45km)
  • Foret d'Halette (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (13km)
  • Rambouillet (37km)
  • Chantilly (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (12km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (16km)
  • Courbevoie (20km)
  • Levallois-Perret (22km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (23km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (23km)
  • Meudon (24km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (27km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (36km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (36km)
  • Livry-Gargan (40km)
  • Creteil (40km)
  • Gagny (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (18km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (21km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (34km)

Geography and distances

Medan is in the Paris region of France at 14 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Medan is 28 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Medan

Canton: Poissy-Nord

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78670

Distance to Medan

from Versailles (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 28 km

from Calais: 222 km

from Nice: 710 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acheres, Aigremont, Andresy, Carrieres-sous-Poissy, Chambourcy, Chanteloup-les-Vignes, Chapet, Ecquevilly, Les Alluets-le-Roi, Maurecourt, Morainvilliers, Orgeval, Poissy, Triel-sur-Seine, Vaux-sur-Seine, Verneuil-sur-Seine, Vernouillet and Villennes-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Medan