Trappes tourism and travel guide

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Trappes 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 Trappes in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 9 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 20 km.

Trappes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an...

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 23 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 24 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 25 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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at 25 km (direction 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 25 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 26 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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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 26 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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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 26 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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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless...

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National Monument at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on...

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens in the...

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Markets in and near Trappes

  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (3km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (13km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Trappes, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (23km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (26km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (23km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (25km)
  • Rodin Museum (25km)
  • Grand Palais (25km)
  • Petit Palais (25km)
  • Champs-Elysees (25km)
  • Catacombs (25km)
  • Palais Bourbon (25km)
  • Parc Monceau (25km)
  • Place de la Concorde (25km)
  • Orsay Museum (26km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (26km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (26km)
  • Place Vendome (26km)
  • The Louvre (26km)
  • Pont-Neuf (26km)
  • Paris Opera (26km)
  • Palais Royal (26km)
  • Saint-Eustache (27km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (27km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (27km)
  • Montmartre (28km)
  • Montmartre district (28km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (28km)
  • Place des Vosges (28km)
  • Place de la Bastille (28km)
  • Parc de la Villette (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (17km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (26km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (26km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (26km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (27km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (31km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (40km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (40km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (48km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du roi, Versailles (9km)
  • Parc de Versailles (9km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (11km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (13km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (15km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (16km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (16km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (17km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (18km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (19km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (20km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (22km)
  • Parc de Courson (22km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (27km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (33km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (44km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (45km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (47km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (48km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (48km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (50km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (51km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (9km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (11km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (18km)
  • Château de Sauvage (28km)
  • Murs à pêches (35km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (20km)
  • Pontoise (31km)
  • Etampes (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (13km)
  • Le Vesinet (16km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (17km)
  • Meudon (18km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (19km)
  • Courbevoie (23km)
  • Levallois-Perret (25km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (32km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (32km)
  • Creteil (34km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (40km)
  • Gagny (41km)
  • Livry-Gargan (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (18km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (22km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (31km)

Geography and distances

Trappes is in the Paris region of France at 9 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Trappes is 27 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Trappes

Canton: Trappes

Arrondissement: Versailles

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78190

Distance to Trappes

from Versailles (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 27 km

from Calais: 242 km

from Nice: 694 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bois-d'Arcy, Coignieres, Elancourt, Fontenay-le-Fleury, Guyancourt, La Verriere, Le Mesnil-Saint-Denis, Les Clayes-sous-Bois, Maurepas, Milon-la-Chapelle, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, Plaisir, Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole, Saint-Lambert, Villepreux and Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

This page in French: Visiter Trappes