Where to stay around Yvelines?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 312 holiday lettings near Yvelines. From 123 Condos/Apartments to 110 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Yvelines is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Yvelines?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Yvelines. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Versailles: 3,495 holiday homes
  • France Miniature: 4,680 holiday homes
  • Rambouillet: 58 holiday homes
  • Guyancourt: 540 holiday homes
  • Maisons-Laffitte: 2,068 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yvelines! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Yvelines?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Yvelines with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Versailles: 3,495 holiday lettings
  • Rambouillet: 58 holiday lettings
  • Guyancourt: 540 holiday lettings
  • Maisons-Laffitte: 2,068 holiday lettings
  • St-Nom-la-Bretèche: 392 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Yvelines?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Yvelines are:

  • Toussus Le Noble Airport (TNF): 5,722 self catering accommodations
  • La Defense Heliport Airport (JPU): 5,870 self catering accommodations
  • Gare Montparnasse Airport (XGB): 5,886 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Yvelines?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Yvelines. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • France Miniature: 4,680 holiday rentals
  • Palace of Versailles: 5,761 holiday rentals
  • National Nature Reserve of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines: 5,554 holiday rentals
  • Saint Quentin Golf National: 5,690 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Germain-en-Laye National Museum of Archaeology: 5,758 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yvelines listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental gite or villa in Yvelines, France your home away from home

Yvelines is a small department of France, located in the Ile-de-France region which surrounds Paris. Yvelines is a department of lush countryside, with fantastic castles at almost every turn, and excellent access to Paris. Walking, riding and fly fishing holidays thrive in the countryside of Yvelines, perfect for a relaxing holiday with plenty of culture.

Things to do on holiday in Yvelines, France

The lush countryside of Yvelines is adorned with huge, extravagant chateaux, castles and villas, including the famous Castle of Versailles. The Castle of Versailles and Castle of Breteuil are both hugely impressive monuments and well worth exploration, as is the Thoiry Arboretum, which offers delightful walks through some of the most impressive gardens in northern France, as well as a fantastic butterfly house.

There is some wonderful walking, riding and cycling to be done from a Yvelines property. The Ile de France Potager du Roi natural reserve, the Marly Forest and the Park of Versailles are magnificent places to walk and ride, and there are regular themed walks provided by English speaking guides.

The Golf des Yvelines golf course is one of the best in France, with two separate 18 hole golf courses, a golf school, practice facilities and a fantastically luxurious club house. The golf club spreads over 90 hectares of wood and pasture land, reaching the edges of the Rambouillet Forest.

Places to visit on holiday to Yvelines, France

The capital of Yvelines, Versailles, is absolutely packed with historical sites associated with the French royal family. The Palace of Versailles is one of the most important tourist attractions in France, attracting over 3,000 visitors a year. By taking a Yvelines holiday rental, you can ensure you beat any queues by arriving early.

A villa in Yvelines is just half an hour from Paris, meaning that you can head into the French capital, experience all the best attractions and leave the crowds behind in the evenings as you return to relax in your peaceful, scenic country property in Yvelines.

Weather in Yvelines, France

The very mild climate of the Ile-de-France is wonderful all year round, with summer temperatures reaching 25°C on most days during July and August. Even during the winter months, temperatures are mild enough for golf, walking and enjoying the huge number of sightseeing possibilities afforded by a Yvelines villa.

Cheap flights to Yvelines, France

Although it receives fewer direct flights than its neighbour, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), Paris d’Orly Airport (ORY) is the closer to Yvelines. Reaching Paris from the UK is unbelievably easy, and from there, it is only a half hour’s drive to Yvelines.

Activities and attractions in Yvelines

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Yvelines a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Park and Castle of Thoiry (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • France Miniature (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • National Nature Reserve of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Golf Club de la Vaucouleurs (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Hodellia Aquatic Center (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Bergerie Nationale de Rambouillet (12 mi / 19.2 km)

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Yvelines

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Yvelines is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Champ de Mars (20.8 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Parc Monceau (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Luxembourg Gardens (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
  • Parc des Buttes Chaumont (25 mi / 40.2 km)
  • National Nature Reserve of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)