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Poissy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 15 km from Poissy

Visit Poissy: highlights and tourist information

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Poissy is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 15 km and Arc de Triomphe at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Poissy, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Poissy in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 22 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and...

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 22 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 22 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Montmartre

Montmartre

at 22 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Montmartre region of Paris is almost a separate...

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Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens in...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 23 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Poissy

 
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Markets in and near Poissy

Market days in Poissy: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Poissy: market Thursday (0km)
  • Acheres: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Chanteloup-les-Vignes: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Andresy: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Maisons-Laffitte: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Conflans-Sainte-Honorine: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Montesson: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Chatou: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Poissy, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (20km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (24km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (29km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (20km)
  • Parc Monceau (20km)
  • Grand Palais (21km)
  • Champs-Elysees (21km)
  • Petit Palais (21km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (21km)
  • Palais Bourbon (21km)
  • Place de la Concorde (21km)
  • Rodin Museum (22km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (22km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (22km)
  • Place Vendome (22km)
  • Paris Opera (22km)
  • Orsay Museum (22km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (22km)
  • Montmartre district (22km)
  • Montmartre (22km)
  • Palais Royal (23km)
  • The Louvre (23km)
  • Pont-Neuf (23km)
  • Saint-Eustache (23km)
  • Catacombs (24km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (24km)
  • Place des Vosges (25km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (25km)
  • Place de la Bastille (25km)
  • Parc de la Villette (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (25km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (22km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (29km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (8km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (21km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (23km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (23km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (23km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (23km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (24km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (28km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (33km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (42km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (5km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (11km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (15km)
  • Parc de Versailles (15km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (16km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (19km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (23km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (23km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (24km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (26km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (28km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (31km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (34km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (35km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (35km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (36km)
  • Parc de Courson (37km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (41km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (41km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (42km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (43km)
  • Potager des Princes (43km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (49km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (25km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (28km)
  • Murs à pêches (31km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (34km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (43km)
  • Château de Sauvage (44km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (50km)
  • Foret d'Halette (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Pontoise (14km)
  • Rambouillet (36km)
  • Chantilly (42km)
  • Noisiel (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (8km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (11km)
  • Courbevoie (16km)
  • Levallois-Perret (18km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (19km)
  • Meudon (19km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (20km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (23km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (32km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (33km)
  • Creteil (35km)
  • Livry-Gargan (36km)
  • Gagny (36km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (62km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (19km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Poissy is in the Paris region of France at 14 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Poissy is 24 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poissy

Canton: Poissy

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78300

Distance to Poissy

from Versailles (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 24 km

from Calais: 225 km

from Nice: 706 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acheres, Aigremont, Andresy, Carrieres-sous-Poissy, Chambourcy, Chanteloup-les-Vignes, Fourqueux, Le Pecq, Le Port-Marly, Mareil-Marly, Medan, Orgeval, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Triel-sur-Seine, Verneuil-sur-Seine, Vernouillet and Villennes-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Poissy

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