Villiers-le-Mahieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 24 km from Villiers-le-Mahieu

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Villiers-le-Mahieu 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 Villiers-le-Mahieu in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 24 km and Versailles Palace at 26 km.

Villiers-le-Mahieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 26 km (direction east)

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

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La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

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Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France, as painted...

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at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of the River...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 38 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 38 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 39 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 40 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 40 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being built under orders...

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 41 km (direction east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near the Louvre in...

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

at 41 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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at 41 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 41 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Villiers-le-Mahieu

  • Beynes: market Thursday (8km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (14km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (15km)
  • Feucherolles: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (15km)
  • Les Clayes-sous-Bois: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Les Mureaux: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Meulan: market Monday & Friday (19km)

More information about Villiers-le-Mahieu, Paris

Tourist attractions near Villiers-le-Mahieu, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (38km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (26km)
  • Vexin Francais (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (16km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (27km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (41km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (41km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (41km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (43km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thoiry (2km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (10km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (24km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (24km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (26km)
  • Parc de Versailles (26km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (27km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (29km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (29km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (30km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (30km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (31km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (33km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (36km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (37km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (37km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (40km)
  • Parc de Courson (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (41km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (41km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (51km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (23km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (26km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Château de Sauvage (31km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (24km)
  • Pontoise (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (27km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (30km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (31km)
  • Meudon (34km)
  • Courbevoie (36km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (37km)
  • Levallois-Perret (38km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (2km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (36km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (43km)

Geography and distances

Villiers-le-Mahieu is in the Paris region of France at 11 kilometres from Versailles, the department capital (general information: Villiers-le-Mahieu is 42 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-le-Mahieu

Canton: Montfort-l'Amaury

Arrondissement: Rambouillet

Department: Yvelines

Region: Paris

Postcode: 78770

Distance to Villiers-le-Mahieu

from Versailles (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 42 km

from Calais: 232 km

from Nice: 712 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 439 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villiers-le-Mahieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelu, Arnouville-les-Mantes, Auteuil, Autouillet, Behoust, Boissy-Sans-Avoir, Flexanville, Garancieres, Goupillieres, Hargeville, Jumeauville, Marcq, Maule, Millemont, Orgerus, Osmoy, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs, Saulx-Marchais, Thoiry and Vicq.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-le-Mahieu