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Velennes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Beauvais at 8 km from Velennes

Visit Velennes: highlights and tourist information

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Velennes is situated in the Oise department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beauvais at 8 km and Parc Saint-Paul at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Velennes, 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 Velennes in Hauts-de-France.

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

Beauvais

Beauvais

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often...

See Beauvais guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Gerberoy

Gerberoy

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during...

See Gerberoy guide
Chantilly

Chantilly

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chantilly guide
 
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Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Senlis

Senlis

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Senlis guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Compiegne guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Somme department

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example of gothic...

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Somme department

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most visitors,...

See Amiens guide
Ermenonville

Ermenonville

at 53 km (direction south-east)

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main...

See Ermenonville guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you...

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Eure department

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

See Giverny Gardens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Velennes

 
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Markets in and near Velennes

  • Bresles: market Thursday (8km)
  • Beauvais: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (9km)
  • Noailles: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Just-en-Chaussee: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Liancourt: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Meru: market Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Montataire: market Sunday (30km)
  • Creil: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent: market Saturday (33km)
  • Gournay-en-Bray: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Velennes, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Velennes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (42km)
  • Vexin Francais (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (9km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (29km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (33km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (41km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (37km)
  • Potager des Princes (37km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (39km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (43km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (43km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (50km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (7km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (10km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (12km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (33km)
  • Foret d'Halette (37km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (41km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (45km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (8km)
  • Beauvais (9km)
  • Mureaumont (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Velennes is in the north of France at 8 kilometres from Beauvais, the department capital (general information: Velennes is 70 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Velennes

Canton: Nivillers

Arrondissement: Beauvais

Department: Oise

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 60510

Distance to Velennes

from Beauvais (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 70 km

from Calais: 166 km

from Nice: 750 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbeville-Saint-Lucien, Bonlier, Fontaine-Saint-Lucien, Fouquerolles, Guignecourt, Haudivillers, Lafraye, Le Fay-Saint-Quentin, Maisoncelle-Saint-Pierre, Nivillers, Oroer, Reuil-sur-Breche, Therdonne and Tille.

This page in French: Visiter Velennes

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