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Mere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 15 km from Mere

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Mere 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 Mere in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 15 km and Versailles Palace at 23 km.

Mere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 15 km (direction south)

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 23 km (direction east)

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

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La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 36 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 37 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 37 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 38 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 38 km (direction east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels...

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Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

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

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 39 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 39 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 39 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most...

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 39 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 39 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Mere

  • Beynes: market Thursday (9km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (16km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (22km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Mere, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (36km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (39km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (36km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (37km)
  • Rodin Museum (38km)
  • Grand Palais (38km)
  • Champs-Elysees (38km)
  • Parc Monceau (38km)
  • Petit Palais (38km)
  • Palais Bourbon (38km)
  • Place de la Concorde (38km)
  • Catacombs (38km)
  • Orsay Museum (39km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (39km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (39km)
  • Place Vendome (39km)
  • Paris Opera (39km)
  • The Louvre (39km)
  • Palais Royal (39km)
  • Pont-Neuf (39km)
  • Saint-Eustache (40km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (40km)
  • Montmartre (40km)
  • Montmartre district (40km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (40km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (41km)
  • Place des Vosges (41km)
  • Place de la Bastille (41km)
  • Parc de la Villette (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (18km)
  • Vexin Francais (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (14km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (19km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (22km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (39km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (39km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (39km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (44km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (44km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (46km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (47km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Groussay (1km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (9km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (15km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (19km)
  • Parc de Versailles (23km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (23km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (24km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (28km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (29km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (29km)
  • Parc de Courson (32km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (33km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (36km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (38km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (38km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (38km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (39km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (42km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (43km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (46km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (48km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (14km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (18km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (19km)
  • Château de Sauvage (23km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (16km)
  • Pontoise (36km)
  • Etampes (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (27km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (27km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (29km)
  • Meudon (31km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (33km)
  • Courbevoie (35km)
  • Levallois-Perret (37km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (9km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (35km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (45km)

Geography and distances

Mere is in the Paris region of France at 9 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Mere is 40 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mere

Canton: Montfort-l'Amaury

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78490

Distance to Mere

from Versailles (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 40 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 703 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, Boissy-Sans-Avoir, Galluis, Gambaiseuil, Garancieres, Grosrouvre, La Queue-les-Yvelines, Le Tremblay-sur-Mauldre, Les Mesnuls, Mareil-le-Guyon, Millemont, Montfort-l'Amaury, Neauphle-le-Vieux, Saint-Remy-l'Honore, Saulx-Marchais, Vicq and Villiers-Saint-Frederic.

This page in French: Visiter Mere


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