Things to do in Rambouillet

New to Rambouillet? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Rambouillet

If you're in Rambouillet to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Château de Rambouillet

⭐️ 4.3 (3897)

Espace Rambouillet

⭐️ 4.4 (1485)

Museum Rambolitrain

⭐️ 4.5 (426)

Étangs de Hollande

⭐️ 4.1 (229)

L'Etang de Montorgueil

⭐️ 4.3 (7)

The top affordable restaurants in Rambouillet

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Rambouillet city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Wafu Rambouillet

⭐️ 3.9 (1430)

Price Range: $$

La Crêperie Du Roi

⭐️ 3.9 (1241)

Price Range: $$

La Maison du Bœuf

⭐️ 4.6 (1174)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (1129)

Price Range: $$

Hippopotamus Steakhouse

⭐️ 4.1 (976)

Price Range: $$

Le San Lazzaro

⭐️ 4.1 (610)

Price Range: $$

Marrakech Palmeraie

⭐️ 4.5 (601)

Price Range: $$

Le Cheval Rouge

⭐️ 4.3 (533)

Price Range: $$

Le Savoyard

⭐️ 4.3 (530)

Price Range: $$

Le restaurant Le Punjab Rambouillet

⭐️ 4.2 (493)

Price Range: $$

Auberge du Louvetier

⭐️ 4.5 (473)

Price Range: $$

End your night in some of the best bars in Rambouillet

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Rambouillet, curated exclusively for you.

Au Bureau Gazeran

⭐️ 3.8 (1665)

Price Range: $$

Buffalo Grill Rambouillet

⭐️ 4 (1279)

Price Range: $$

Le Cheval Rouge

⭐️ 4.3 (550)

Price Range: $$

L'Epicurien de Rambouillet

⭐️ 4.4 (434)

Price Range: $$

Le Napoleon

⭐️ 3.7 (422)

Price Range: $$

Le Polo Pub

⭐️ 4.2 (284)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.8 (132)

Price Range: $$

Le Prado

⭐️ 4.1 (117)

Price Range: $$

Le K'meleon

⭐️ 4 (100)

Price Range: $

Clap de Faim

⭐️ 4.3 (67)

The Black River

⭐️ 4.9 (37)

Pick from the best places to stay in Rambouillet

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Check out these bookable attractions in Rambouillet

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Rambouillet.

Ticket to the Thoiry ZooSafari Park

Palace of Versailles Guided Tour

Palace of Versailles Private Tour with Lunch

Tour of the Palace of Versailles and Gardens

Gardens of Versailles Audio Tour

Palace of Versailles Guided Tour

Massage Treatment

Gardens and Palace Private Golf Cart Tour

Palace and Gardens of Versailles Private Tour

Private Three-hour Guided Tour of Versailles

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Rambouillet?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Numéro 3 Restaurant

⭐️ 4.8 (398)

Price Range: $$$

Le Clos de Chevreuse

⭐️ 4.6 (356)

Price Range: $$$

Les Terrasses De Clairefontaine SARL

⭐️ 4.5 (316)

Price Range: $$$

Villa Marinette Restaurant

⭐️ 4.7 (246)

Price Range: $$$


⭐️ 4.4 (169)

Price Range: $$$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the Château de Rambouillet: Located in the centre of Rambouillet, the impressive 12th-century castle was previously a Royal hunting ground and today is open to the public allowing you to explore the intricately decorated rooms, grand gardens and the beautiful park that surrounds.
  2. Visit the Saturday Market: The bustling Saturday Market in the centre of Rambouillet is the perfect place to pick up freshly sourced food, antiques and local artisan crafts. The atmosphere is always lively, with a great selection of stalls, it is sure to keep you entertained.
  3. Take a hike in the Foret de Rambouillet: The stunning Foret de Rambouillet is one of the best places in the region for a leisurely stroll. Here you can immerse yourself in the natural beauty and observe the local wildlife. An idyllic way to spend the day.

Rambouillet is best enjoyed during with its pleasant spring and mild autumn weather. The summer months offer a variety of outdoor festivals and other events throughout the city, while the winter brings plenty of snow activities. Visitors can also explore the famous Château de Rambouillet and other historical sites throughout the year.

Rambouillet is an interesting city with plenty of things to explore. Three days would be an ideal amount of time to spend here, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful countryside and its charming restaurants, cafés and galleries. Don't miss out on a trip to the Chateau de Rambouillet or a visit to the old city center, where you can particularly appreciate the rich history of the city.

The main modes of transport available in Rambouillet include walking, biking, car rentals, and public buses. To explore the city quickly and efficiently, it is recommended to ride the fast and reliable public buses operated by the city's transit authority. For those who enjoy cycling, the city has many well-maintained bike lanes for cyclists to explore the city safely and comfortably. To access the surrounding areas, car rentals are the most convenient option.

Rambouillet is a great destination for families. Visit the Château de Rambouillet and explore the beautiful grounds, which include a majestic lake and pathways perfect for summer strolls. Take a guided tour of the Abbey of La Cambre-d'Aze and learn about the city's fascinating history. Finally, be sure to check out the open-air market, where visitors can purchase fresh produce, souvenirs and other delightful items made by local artisans.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Rambouillet. To start off we'd have to mention Le Polo Pub, The Black River, Le Prado. Check out our page on the best bars in Rambouillet.

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