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France This Way comment: The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis a very pleasant town to visit

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Senlis. For detailed visitor information see the Senlis travel guide.

Senlis is situated in the Oise department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Senlis is 43 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Senlis include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Ermenonville at 12 km and Compiegne at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Senlis, 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 Senlis in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Senlis

Markets in and near Senlis

Market days in Senlis: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Senlis: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Chantilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Pont-Sainte-Maxence: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Lamorlaye: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (13km)
  • Gouvieux: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Fosses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Liancourt: market Wednesday (16km)

More information about Senlis, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Senlis, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (43km)
  • Cinéaqua (44km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (44km)

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km)
  • Paris tour St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km)
  • Seine Banks, Paris (43km)
  • Versailles Palace (56km)

National Monuments

Paris
  • Parc de la Villette (38km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (40km)
  • Montmartre district (40km)
  • Montmartre (40km)
  • Paris Opera (42km)
  • Parc Monceau (42km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (42km)
  • Saint-Eustache (42km)
  • Place Vendome (42km)
  • Palais Royal (42km)
  • Place des Vosges (42km)
  • Place de la Bastille (42km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (43km)
  • The Louvre (43km)
  • Place de la Concorde (43km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (43km)
  • Champs-Elysees (43km)
  • Petit Palais (43km)
  • Grand Palais (43km)
  • Pont-Neuf (43km)
  • Orsay Museum (43km)
  • Palais Bourbon (43km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (44km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (44km)
  • Rodin Museum (44km)
  • Eiffel Tower (44km)
  • Catacombs (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (3km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (0km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (11km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (13km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (23km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (39km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (42km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (42km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (42km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (50km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (55km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (1km)
  • Potager des Princes (8km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (9km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (16km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (29km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (30km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (33km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (39km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (42km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (48km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (50km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (50km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (56km)
  • Parc de Versailles (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret d'Halette (6km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (7km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (7km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (27km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (30km)
  • Mont Ganelon (33km)
  • Foret de Retz (37km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (38km)
  • Murs à pêches (39km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (46km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (47km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (32km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (32km)
  • Livry-Gargan (32km)
  • Remerangles (35km)
  • Gagny (36km)
  • Levallois-Perret (41km)
  • Courbevoie (42km)
  • Beauvais (44km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (47km)
  • Le Vesinet (48km)
  • Meudon (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (43km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (44km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Senlis

Canton: Senlis

Arrondissement: Senlis

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 60300

Distance to Senlis

from Beauvais (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 43 km

from Calais: 201 km

from Nice: 709 km

from Bordeaux: 542 km

from Strasbourg: 383 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Senlis): Apremont, Aumont-en-Halatte, Avilly-Saint-Leonard, Barbery, Borest, Chamant, Courteuil, Fleurines, Mont-l'Eveque, Ognon and Villers-Saint-Frambourg.

This page in French: Visiter Senlis