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Villepreux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 9 km from Villepreux

Visit Villepreux: highlights and tourist information

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Villepreux is situated in the Yvelines department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 9 km and Eiffel Tower at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villepreux, 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 Villepreux in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

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

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 21 km (direction east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is...

See Eiffel Tower guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 22 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Arc de Triomphe guide
Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 23 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is...

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 24 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its...

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 24 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 24 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and...

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 24 km (direction east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels...

See Catacombs guide
Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 24 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Paris Opera guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 24 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive...

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 25 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See The Louvre guide
Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 25 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Palais-Royal guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 25 km (direction east), in the Paris department

La Conciergerie at Paris is one of the oldest and most important...

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Map of places to visit near Villepreux

 
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Markets in and near Villepreux

  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (2km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bailly: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Marly-le-Roi: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (10km)
  • La Celle-Saint-Cloud: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)

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Tourist attractions near Villepreux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (21km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (25km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (21km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (23km)
  • Grand Palais (23km)
  • Parc Monceau (23km)
  • Rodin Museum (23km)
  • Champs-Elysees (23km)
  • Petit Palais (23km)
  • Palais Bourbon (23km)
  • Place de la Concorde (23km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (24km)
  • Orsay Museum (24km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (24km)
  • Catacombs (24km)
  • Place Vendome (24km)
  • Paris Opera (24km)
  • The Louvre (25km)
  • Palais Royal (25km)
  • Pont-Neuf (25km)
  • Saint-Eustache (25km)
  • Montmartre district (26km)
  • Montmartre (26km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (26km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (26km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (26km)
  • Place des Vosges (27km)
  • Place de la Bastille (27km)
  • Parc de la Villette (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (18km)
  • Vexin Francais (32km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (11km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (13km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (24km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (25km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (25km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (26km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (29km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (31km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (46km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (46km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (52km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (57km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Versailles (9km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (9km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (10km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (13km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (14km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (15km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (16km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (17km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (20km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (22km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (23km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (25km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Parc de Courson (28km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (39km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (40km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (42km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (44km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (44km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (44km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (45km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (52km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (52km)
  • Potager des Princes (53km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (55km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (15km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (17km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (23km)
  • Château de Sauvage (33km)
  • Murs à pêches (33km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (25km)
  • Pontoise (25km)
  • Etampes (46km)
  • Chantilly (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (12km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (14km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (14km)
  • Meudon (17km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (20km)
  • Courbevoie (20km)
  • Levallois-Perret (22km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (28km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (31km)
  • Creteil (35km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (37km)
  • Gagny (39km)
  • Livry-Gargan (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (16km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (20km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villepreux is in the Paris region of France at 6 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Villepreux is 25 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villepreux

Canton: Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche

Arrondissement: Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78450

Distance to Villepreux

from Versailles (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 25 km

from Calais: 236 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailly, Bois-d'Arcy, Chavenay, Crespieres, Davron, Feucherolles, Fontenay-le-Fleury, Les Clayes-sous-Bois, Mareil-Marly, Noisy-le-Roi, Plaisir, Rennemoulin, Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole, Saint-Nom-la-Breteche and Trappes.

This page in French: Visiter Villepreux

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