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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yvelines

Andrésy is located in the Ile-de-France, less than thirty miles west of Paris (Champs-Elysées are at 25 minutes by train from Gare de Conflans-Fin-d'Oise). The main cities are near Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, Poissy and Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Versailles and its castle are about half an hour by car.

The location of the city of Andrésy at the confluence of the Seine and the Oise, he received in the past included as home port for a fleet of Roman war, commissioned by Julius Caesar to monitor Lutece, to hence its name (then "Anderitum"). Today Andrésy, is at a crossroads international river, on a path linking Rouen and the Netherlands.

Many celebrities have visited or lived in Andrésy: General Lepic empire, the writer Julien Green, Georges Delamare, radio pioneer, Mouloudji, family Gaumont, Josephine Baker, the Belle Otero, the violinist Ivry Gitlis. Other artists have been inspired by its green: Guy de Maupassant, the poet Paul Fort, Maurice Leblanc, the "father" of Arsene Lupin, Marcel Allain, the author of "Fantomas", or the poster René Ravo yet the painter Renefer ...

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.9790480 (N 48° 58’ 45”)
Longitude2.0510330 (E 2° 3’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 17m to 168m
Surface area6.91 km²
Population12147 inhabitants
Density1757 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVersailles (34 km, 35 min)
Insee code78015
IntercommunalityCA des 2 Rives de la Seine

Nearest cities & towns

Chanteloup-les-Vignes2.2 km (6 min)
Maurecourt2.7 km (6 min)
Carrières-sous-Poissy4.5 km (7 min)
Triel-sur-Seine5.2 km (10 min)
Jouy-le-Moutier5.6 km (10 min)
Conflans-Sainte-Honorine5.6 km (10 min)
Neuville-sur-Oise6.2 km (12 min)
Poissy6.8 km (10 min)
Vernouillet7 km (11 min)
Médan7.1 km (10 min)
Verneuil-sur-Seine7.7 km (12 min)
Boisemont8.1 km (15 min)
Éragny8.3 km (14 min)
Achères8.4 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Andrésy full of must-see attractions that are the heritage of the town. A hiking trail also allows for exploring the monuments, but the charms of the city that make Andrésy "a dynamic city in which to live."

For walks, feel free to stroll along the banks of the Seine (closed to traffic on Sundays and holidays) to visit the island Nancy, a real natural park where communion fauna, flora and fish passage with his learning path.

Many other architectures remarkable referenced in the Zone of the Architectural Heritage and Urban Landscape (ZPPAUP - 2008) are also to be discovered.

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Perfume creation workshop
Arts and Crafts30 € to 35 € Saint-Germain-en-Laye (9.7 km)
Commentated Segway Tour in the Palace of Versailles Park – Duration 1 hour
Culture and education35 € Versailles (18.6 km)
Cookery and patisserie lessons
Local flavours60 € to 90 € Versailles (20 km)
The Palace of Versailles: Fast-Track Entry Ticket + Audio Guide (without transport)
Culture and education34 € Versailles (20 km)
Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles with Priority-Access Ticket – Without Transport
Culture and education59 € Versailles (20 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (26 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals