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Ponchon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Beauvais at 12 km from Ponchon

Visit Ponchon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Beauvais at 12 km and Parc Saint-Paul at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ponchon, 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 Ponchon in Hauts-de-France.

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



at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beauvais guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parc Saint-Paul guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of...

See Chantilly guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from...

See Chateau de Chantilly guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gerberoy guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Senlis guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main...

See Ermenonville guide


at 46 km (direction east)

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other...

See Compiegne guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Paris department

In the Basilica of Saint-Denis, where many of the...

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in...

See Giverny Gardens guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Oise

Map of places to visit near Ponchon


Markets in and near Ponchon

  • Noailles: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Bresles: market Thursday (8km)
  • Beauvais: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Meru: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Liancourt: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (20km)
  • Chambly: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (22km)
  • Persan: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Ponchon, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Ponchon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Maisons (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (32km)
  • Vexin Francais (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (12km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (30km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (31km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (26km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (26km)
  • Potager des Princes (27km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (34km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (42km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (10km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (15km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (17km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (20km)
  • Foret d'Halette (30km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (34km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Beauvais (12km)
  • Remerangles (13km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (41km)
  • Mureaumont (43km)

Geography and distances

Ponchon is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Ponchon is 56 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponchon

Canton: Noailles

Arrondissement: Beauvais

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60430

Distance to Ponchon

from Beauvais (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 56 km

from Calais: 180 km

from Nice: 738 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbecourt, Bailleul-sur-Therain, Berthecourt, Cauvigny, Heilles, Hermes, Hodenc-l'Eveque, Le Coudray-sur-Thelle, Montreuil-sur-Therain, Mouchy-le-Chatel, Noailles, Saint-Sulpice, Silly-Tillard, Villers-Saint-Sepulcre and Warluis.

This page in French: Visiter Ponchon

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