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Rambouillet

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yvelines

City is the Regional Natural Park of the Haute-Vallée de Chevreuse, Rambouillet is located 50 kilometers from Paris and halfway between Versailles and Chartres.

Its history is intimately linked to the History of France: private residence of kings and emperors, and his castle Rambouillet are Presidential Residence since 1896.

Each plan or time has left its mark:

Dairy Queen was built by Louis XVI.

Palais du Roi de Rome (home of the son of Napoleon I).

Buildings dating from the 3rd Republic or twenties.

Romantic gardens and parks in the French or English.

Geographical information

MunicipalityRambouillet
Postcode78120
Tourism labels
Latitude48.6438680 (N 48° 38’ 38”)
Longitude1.8290790 (E 1° 49’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 140m to 177m
Surface area35.19 km²
Population26673 inhabitants
Density757 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVersailles (33 km, 33 min)
Insee code78517
IntercommunalityCC Plaines et Forêts d'Yvelines
DepartmentYvelines
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Gazeran5 km (6 min)
Vieille-Église-en-Yvelines5.9 km (11 min)
Le Perray-en-Yvelines7 km (11 min)
Orcemont7.4 km (13 min)
Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines7.8 km (11 min)
Saint-Hilarion9 km (12 min)
Poigny-la-Forêt9.3 km (11 min)
Les Bréviaires9.7 km (13 min)
Orphin9.9 km (13 min)
Auffargis11.3 km (12 min)
Cernay-la-Ville12.3 km (15 min)
Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines12.3 km (13 min)
Droue-sur-Drouette12.6 km (19 min)
Les Essarts-le-Roi12.8 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Weather

Sunday 3 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C
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Monday 4 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 14°C
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Tuesday 5 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 19°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Perfume creation workshop
Well-being30 € to 35 € Saint-Germain-en-Laye (34 km)
Hands-on cookery workshop with tasting
Local flavours39 € to 129 € Paris (43 km)
Guided tour of Paris by electric bicycle
Culture and education49 € Paris (44 km)
Tour of Paris in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment99 € to 250 € Paris (45 km)
Gastronomic circuit or outing in Paris
Local flavours29 € to 190 € Paris (45 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (45 km)
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (50 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (53 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels