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Poigny-la-Foret 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 Poigny-la-Foret in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 6 km and Versailles Palace at 31 km.

Poigny-la-Foret, 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 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one...

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at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 44 km (direction east-north-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 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 46 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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at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 46 km (direction east-north-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 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 47 km (direction east-north-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 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on...

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Markets in and near Poigny-la-Foret

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (17km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (17km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (21km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (24km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Poigny-la-Foret, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (44km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (13km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (31km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (33km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (38km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (47km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (47km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (48km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (48km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (53km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (54km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (6km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (12km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (20km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (21km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (30km)
  • Parc de Courson (30km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (30km)
  • Parc de Versailles (30km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (35km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (37km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (37km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (39km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (39km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (41km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (47km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (47km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (48km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (52km)
  • Le pré Catelan (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (10km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (12km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (13km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (21km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (6km)
  • Etampes (41km)
  • Pontoise (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (34km)
  • Le Vesinet (37km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (38km)
  • Meudon (38km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (39km)
  • Moutiers (42km)
  • Courbevoie (44km)
  • Levallois-Perret (46km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (21km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (43km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (48km)

Geography and distances

Poigny-la-Foret is in the Paris region of France at 21 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Poigny-la-Foret is 48 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poigny-la-Foret

Canton: Rambouillet

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78125

Distance to Poigny-la-Foret

from Versailles (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 48 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 441 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Poigny-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gazeran, Hermeray, Les Breviaires, Raizeux, Rambouillet and Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines.

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