Saint-Maximin tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Maximin 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-Maximin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chantilly at 3 km and Chateau de Chantilly at 4 km.

Saint-Maximin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south-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 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Royaumont Abbey

Royaumont Abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction south-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See Royaumont Abbey guide


at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Senlis guide


at 21 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 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica of Saint-Denis guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Compiegne guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beauvais guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Morienval abbey guide
Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Basilica de Sacre Coeur

Church at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Basilica de Sacre Coeur guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Montmartre guide
Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Paris Opera guide
Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 40 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
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Arc de Triomphe guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Maximin

  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (3km)
  • Chantilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (4km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Gouvieux: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Liancourt: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Pont-Sainte-Maxence: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Fosses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Maximin, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (42km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (43km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (43km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (35km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (41km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (37km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (38km)
  • Montmartre district (38km)
  • Montmartre (38km)
  • Parc Monceau (39km)
  • Paris Opera (40km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (40km)
  • Place Vendome (40km)
  • Palais Royal (41km)
  • Champs-Elysees (41km)
  • Saint-Eustache (41km)
  • Place de la Concorde (41km)
  • Petit Palais (41km)
  • Grand Palais (41km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (41km)
  • The Louvre (41km)
  • Palais Bourbon (41km)
  • Place des Vosges (41km)
  • Orsay Museum (41km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (41km)
  • Pont-Neuf (41km)
  • Place de la Bastille (41km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (42km)
  • Rodin Museum (42km)
  • Eiffel Tower (42km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (43km)
  • Catacombs (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (20km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (9km)
  • Vexin Francais (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (10km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (33km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (37km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (41km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (41km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (42km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (43km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (48km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager des Princes (3km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (3km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (10km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (11km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (34km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (40km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (41km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (42km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (43km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (44km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (44km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chantilly (7km)
  • Foret d'Halette (10km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (16km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (20km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (36km)
  • Mont Ganelon (38km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (39km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (39km)
  • Murs à pêches (40km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (40km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (28km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (28km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (33km)
  • Livry-Gargan (34km)
  • Beauvais (35km)
  • Gagny (38km)
  • Levallois-Perret (38km)
  • Courbevoie (39km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (43km)
  • Le Vesinet (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (41km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maximin is in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maximin is 41 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maximin

Canton: Chantilly

Arrondissement: Senlis

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60740

Distance to Saint-Maximin

from Beauvais (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 41 km

from Calais: 197 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 393 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Maximin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Avilly-Saint-Leonard, Chantilly, Courteuil, Cramoisy, Creil, Gouvieux, Maysel, Montataire, Precy-sur-Oise, Saint-Leu-d'Esserent, Saint-Vaast-les-Mello, Thiverny, Villers-sous-Saint-Leu and Vineuil-Saint-Firmin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maximin