Montfort-l'Amaury trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Montfort-l'Amaury is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the south-western suburbs of Paris 20km north of Rambouillet. The name comes from Amaury I de Montfort, the first count of Montfort.GeographyMontfort-l'Amaury lies north of the Rambouillet Forest. It is located at the foot of low hills, at about 130 m above sea level.HistoryKing Robert II built a castle in 996 in the hills of Montfort. Montfort-l'Amaury was the stronghold of the Montfort family from the start of the 11th century. Amaury I built the ramparts.The Comté de Montfort was related to the Duchy of Brittany following the marriage of Yolande de Dreux-Montfort with Arthur of Brittany in 1294. It returned to the crown of France when Brittany became a part of France under Francis I. The castle was destroyed by the English during the Hundred Years' War.Sites of interestRuins of the castle Maison de Maurice Ravel, which is now a museum . Maurice Ravel lived here from 1921 until his death.Château de Groussay, built in the 19th centuryMontfort-l'Amaury is in Yvelines. To arrange what you want to do in Montfort-l'Amaury, use our France trip planner .
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Montfort-l'Amaury
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top tours near Montfort-l'Amaury
Day trip to Versailles Palace and Giverny's Monet House including Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $223
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Paris Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Entry to Over 60 Attractions BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $131
Duration: 6 days
Popular things to do in Montfort-l'Amaury
Places to visit with Montfort-l'Amaury
Recently planned trips to Montfort-l'Amaury
11 days in Paris, Versailles & Montfort-l'Amaury BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in France, Brussels & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM CANADA April, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Montfort-l'Amaury BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium