Rambouillet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rambouillet: highlights and tourist information

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Rambouillet is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 22 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Rambouillet is 45 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Rambouillet include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 28 km and Chartres Cathedral at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rambouillet, 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 Rambouillet in Paris.

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

 
 

Map of places to visit near Rambouillet

Markets in and near Rambouillet

  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (19km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (21km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (22km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (23km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Rambouillet, Paris

Tourist attractions near Rambouillet, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rambouillet.

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (42km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (44km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (48km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Paris
  • Eiffel Tower (42km)
  • Catacombs (43km)
  • Rodin Museum (43km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (43km)
  • Grand Palais (44km)
  • Palais Bourbon (44km)
  • Petit Palais (44km)
  • Champs-Elysees (44km)
  • Place de la Concorde (44km)
  • Orsay Museum (44km)
  • Parc Monceau (44km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (44km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (44km)
  • Place Vendome (45km)
  • The Louvre (45km)
  • Pont-Neuf (45km)
  • Palais Royal (45km)
  • Paris Opera (45km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (45km)
  • Saint-Eustache (45km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (45km)
  • Place des Vosges (46km)
  • Place de la Bastille (46km)
  • Montmartre (47km)
  • Montmartre district (47km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (47km)
  • Parc de la Villette (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (9km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (33km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (33km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (34km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (44km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (45km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (45km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (46km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (49km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (1km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (15km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (15km)
  • Parc de Courson (24km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (25km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (25km)
  • Parc de Versailles (28km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (28km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (33km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (35km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (35km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (35km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (36km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (37km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (45km)
  • Le pré Catelan (57km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (6km)
  • Château de Sauvage (9km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (9km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (17km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (31km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (35km)
  • Meudon (36km)
  • Le Vesinet (36km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (37km)
  • Moutiers (39km)
  • Courbevoie (42km)
  • Levallois-Perret (44km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (48km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (25km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (41km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (45km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rambouillet

Canton: Rambouillet

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78120

Distance to Rambouillet

from Versailles (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 45 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gazeran, Le Perray-en-Yvelines and Poigny-la-Foret.

This page in French: Visiter Rambouillet