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Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines 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 Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 9 km and Versailles Palace at 28 km.

Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines, 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 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 28 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 37 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 39 km (direction south-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chartres guide
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La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 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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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 41 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 42 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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at 43 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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Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Eure department

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

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at 43 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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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 44 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 des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 44 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 44 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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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 44 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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Markets in and near Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines

  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (14km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (17km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (19km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (41km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (17km)
  • Vexin Francais (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (13km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (22km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (30km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (34km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (38km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (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)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (49km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Groussay (7km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (9km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (16km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (19km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (27km)
  • Parc de Versailles (27km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (30km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (31km)
  • Parc de Courson (31km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (34km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (34km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (37km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (39km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (41km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (43km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (43km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (44km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (45km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (49km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (13km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (14km)
  • Château de Sauvage (15km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (20km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (10km)
  • Etampes (43km)
  • Pontoise (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (31km)
  • Le Vesinet (33km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (35km)
  • Meudon (36km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (37km)
  • Courbevoie (41km)
  • Levallois-Perret (43km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (16km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (40km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines is in the Paris region of France at 16 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines is 45 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines

Canton: Rambouillet

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78610

Distance to Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines

from Versailles (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 45 km

from Calais: 248 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Leger-en-Yvelines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gambaiseuil, Les Breviaires, Les Mesnuls, Montfort-l'Amaury and Poigny-la-Foret.

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