Meru tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Royaumont Abbey at 20 km from Meru

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Meru is situated in the Oise department and Hauts-de-France region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Meru in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Royaumont Abbey at 20 km and Beauvais at 23 km.

Meru, 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 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See Royaumont Abbey guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated)...

See Beauvais guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Chantilly guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 25 km (direction north-west)

Parc Saint Paul is one of the most popular theme parks in...

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
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Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 26 km (direction east)

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

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at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Senlis guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

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

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

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west)

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during...

See Gerberoy guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

See Montmartre guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Meru

Market days in Meru: weekly market: Sunday & Friday;

  • Meru: market Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Chambly: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Noailles: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Persan: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Oise: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Cergy: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (21km)
  • Gouvieux: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (22km)
  • Bresles: market Thursday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Meru, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (42km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (45km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (48km)

Heritage sites

  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc Monceau (40km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (41km)
  • Montmartre (41km)
  • Montmartre district (41km)
  • Parc de la Villette (41km)
  • Paris Opera (42km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (42km)
  • Champs-Elysees (42km)
  • Grand Palais (42km)
  • Petit Palais (42km)
  • Place Vendome (42km)
  • Place de la Concorde (42km)
  • Eiffel Tower (42km)
  • Palais Bourbon (43km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (43km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (43km)
  • Palais Royal (43km)
  • Orsay Museum (43km)
  • The Louvre (43km)
  • Saint-Eustache (43km)
  • Rodin Museum (43km)
  • Pont-Neuf (44km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (44km)
  • Place des Vosges (44km)
  • Place de la Bastille (45km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (45km)
  • Catacombs (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (14km)
  • Forges-les-Eaux (61km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (21km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (20km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (21km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (26km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (33km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (36km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (41km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (43km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (44km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (44km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (20km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (24km)
  • Potager des Princes (25km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (33km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (34km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (35km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (36km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (39km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (43km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (44km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (47km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (47km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (47km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (22km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (26km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (27km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (28km)
  • Foret d'Halette (33km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (36km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (38km)
  • Murs à pêches (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (19km)
  • Chantilly (24km)
  • Noisiel (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Beauvais (23km)
  • Remerangles (27km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (29km)
  • Le Vesinet (37km)
  • Courbevoie (38km)
  • Levallois-Perret (38km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (39km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (42km)
  • Livry-Gargan (45km)
  • Gagny (48km)
  • Mureaumont (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (40km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (45km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (47km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (48km)

Geography and distances

Meru is in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Meru is 44 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meru

Canton: Méru

Arrondissement: Beauvais

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60110

Distance to Meru

from Beauvais (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 44 km

from Calais: 193 km

from Nice: 729 km

from Bordeaux: 529 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amblainville, Andeville, Anserville, Arronville, Berville, Bornel, Corbeil-Cerf, Esches, Fosseuse, Haravilliers, Henonville, Lormaison, Montherlant, Mortefontaine-en-Thelle, Novillers, Saint-Crepin-Ibouvillers and Villeneuve-les-Sablons.

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