Penchard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Penchard in Seine-et-Marne

Photo is of Meaux at 3 km from Penchard

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Penchard is situated in the Seine-et-Marne 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 Penchard in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Meaux at 3 km and Ermenonville at 20 km.

Penchard, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south-east)

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter house and...

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at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Oise department

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Aisne department

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

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at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Oise department

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

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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...

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Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

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

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

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Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

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at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 37 km (direction west), in the Paris department

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

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Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

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

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

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

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

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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...

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Markets in and near Penchard

  • Meaux: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (3km)
  • Lizy-sur-Ourcq: market Friday (12km)
  • Claye-Souilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Crecy-la-Chapelle: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lagny-sur-Marne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mitry-Mory: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • La Ferte-sous-Jouarre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Brou-sur-Chantereine: market Saturday (20km)
  • Noisiel: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Penchard, Paris

Tourist attractions near Penchard, France

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


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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (35km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (35km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (37km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (37km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (38km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (40km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (41km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (41km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (41km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (24km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (30km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (32km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (33km)
  • Potager des Princes (37km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (37km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (39km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (40km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (40km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (48km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Ermenonville (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (32km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (33km)
  • Foret de Retz (35km)
  • Foret d'Halette (36km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Livry-Gargan (25km)
  • Gagny (26km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (28km)
  • Creteil (37km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (37km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (41km)
  • Levallois-Perret (43km)
  • Courbevoie (45km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (31km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (37km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (40km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (45km)

Geography and distances

Penchard is in the Paris region of France at 52 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Penchard is 40 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Penchard

Canton: Meaux-Nord

Arrondissement: Meaux

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77124

Distance to Penchard

from Melun (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 40 km

from Calais: 230 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barcy, Chambry, Chauconin-Neufmontiers, Cregy-les-Meaux, Etrepilly, Fublaines, Germigny-l'Eveque, Iverny, Le Plessis-l'Eveque, Marcilly, Meaux, Monthyon, Poincy, Saint-Soupplets, Trilbardou, Varreddes, Villenoy and Villeroy.

This page in French: Visiter Penchard