Saint-Leu-d'Esserent tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Leu-d'Esserent is situated in the Oise department and Hauts-de-France 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-Leu-d'Esserent in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chantilly at 4 km and Chateau de Chantilly at 6 km.

Saint-Leu-d'Esserent, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of Picardy is best...

See Chantilly guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries,...

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Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction south-south-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

Royaumont Abbey, once one of the most important cistercian abbeys in France,...

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at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Senlis guide
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at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come...

See Ermenonville guide
Basilica of Saint-Denis

Basilica of Saint-Denis

Church at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beauvais guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Compiegne guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

The Montmartre region of Paris is almost a separate village within the...

See Montmartre guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction east)

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque...

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

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Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Eglise de la Madeleine guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Leu-d'Esserent

Market days in Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (0km)
  • Gouvieux: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Chantilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (5km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Persan: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Oise: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Liancourt: market Wednesday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Leu-d'Esserent, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (40km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (42km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (42km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (36km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (37km)
  • Montmartre district (37km)
  • Montmartre (37km)
  • Parc Monceau (38km)
  • Paris Opera (39km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (39km)
  • Place Vendome (39km)
  • Champs-Elysees (39km)
  • Palais Royal (39km)
  • Place de la Concorde (40km)
  • Petit Palais (40km)
  • Saint-Eustache (40km)
  • Grand Palais (40km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (40km)
  • The Louvre (40km)
  • Palais Bourbon (40km)
  • Orsay Museum (40km)
  • Place des Vosges (40km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (40km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (40km)
  • Pont-Neuf (40km)
  • Place de la Bastille (40km)
  • Eiffel Tower (41km)
  • Rodin Museum (41km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (42km)
  • Catacombs (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (11km)
  • Vexin Francais (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (0km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (34km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (38km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (40km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (40km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (41km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (41km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (46km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (4km)
  • Potager des Princes (5km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (8km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (13km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (37km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (39km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (42km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (42km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (42km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (43km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chantilly (9km)
  • Foret d'Halette (13km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (18km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (19km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (37km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (38km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (39km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (39km)
  • Murs à pêches (39km)
  • Mont Ganelon (41km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (27km)
  • Remerangles (27km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (33km)
  • Beauvais (34km)
  • Livry-Gargan (34km)
  • Levallois-Perret (37km)
  • Courbevoie (37km)
  • Gagny (38km)
  • Le Vesinet (41km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (41km)
  • Meudon (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (39km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Leu-d'Esserent is in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leu-d'Esserent is 40 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leu-d'Esserent

Canton: Montataire

Arrondissement: Senlis

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60340

Distance to Saint-Leu-d'Esserent

from Beauvais (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 40 km

from Calais: 197 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 537 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Leu-d'Esserent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blaincourt-les-Precy, Boran-sur-Oise, Chantilly, Cramoisy, Creil, Gouvieux, Maysel, Montataire, Precy-sur-Oise, Saint-Maximin, Saint-Vaast-les-Mello, Thiverny, Villers-sous-Saint-Leu and Vineuil-Saint-Firmin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leu-d'Esserent


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