Parnes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Roche-Guyon at 16 km from Parnes

Visit Parnes: highlights and tourist information

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Parnes 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 Parnes in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Guyon at 16 km and Giverny Gardens at 21 km.

Parnes, 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 16 km (direction south-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

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

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at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

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

See Vernon guide
Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 25 km (direction west), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau Gaillard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it one of the prettiest...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beauvais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Gerberoy guide
Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction east), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

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at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

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

See Evreux guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town are just two of the...

See Rouen guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Parnes

  • Gisors: market Monday all day & Friday (9km)
  • Gamaches-en-Vexin: market Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (22km)
  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Les Andelys: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (25km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (25km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Parnes, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Parnes, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (55km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (59km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (9km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (37km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (48km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (54km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (58km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (58km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (58km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (6km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (10km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (20km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (21km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (38km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (39km)
  • Jardin Plume (41km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (43km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (48km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (52km)
  • Parc de Versailles (52km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (53km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (25km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (35km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (36km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (47km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Beauvais (36km)
  • Le Vesinet (45km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (47km)
  • Remerangles (48km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (48km)
  • Courbevoie (51km)
  • Levallois-Perret (52km)
  • Meudon (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (38km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (52km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (60km)

Geography and distances

Parnes is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Parnes is 59 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parnes

Canton: Chaumont-en-Vexin

Arrondissement: Beauvais

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60240

Distance to Parnes

from Beauvais (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 59 km

from Calais: 195 km

from Nice: 743 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleville, Berthenonville, Boury-en-Vexin, Buhy, Chateau-sur-Epte, Dangu, Guerny, La Chapelle-en-Vexin, Lattainville, Magny-en-Vexin, Montagny-en-Vexin, Montjavoult, Montreuil-sur-Epte, Noyers, Saint-Clair-sur-Epte, Saint-Gervais and Vaudancourt.

This page in French: Visiter Parnes