Things to do in Rueil-Malmaison

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Start with the Top Sights in Rueil-Malmaison

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

Champ de Mars

⭐️ 4.6 (180279)

Parc André Malraux

⭐️ 4.4 (2565)

Malmaison Forest

⭐️ 4.5 (2071)

Château de Malmaison

⭐️ 4.5 (1734)

Parc des Impressionnistes

⭐️ 4.5 (1207)

Parc de Bois Préau

⭐️ 4.5 (783)

Parc de l'Amitié

⭐️ 4.5 (557)

AccroCamp Rueil Malmaison

⭐️ 4.6 (553)

Château de la Petite Malmaison

⭐️ 4.4 (119)

Musée d'Histoire Locale

⭐️ 4.2 (77)

Château de Bois-Préau

⭐️ 4.4 (44)

The top affordable restaurants in Rueil-Malmaison

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


⭐️ 4.5 (2097)

Price Range: $$

Chez LuLu - Le bistrot de Mamie

⭐️ 4.3 (960)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.1 (948)

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⭐️ 4.2 (867)

Price Range: $$

Le Pays du Cèdre

⭐️ 4.3 (465)

Price Range: $$

La Brasserie du Château

⭐️ 4.3 (442)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant La Terrasse

⭐️ 4.5 (368)

Price Range: $$

Saucisson et Beaujolais

⭐️ 4.6 (367)

Price Range: $$

Côté Sushi Rueil-Malmaison

⭐️ 4.5 (352)

Price Range: $$

Panacotta café

⭐️ 4.1 (335)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.4 (324)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Rueil-Malmaison

These are curated, high quality experiences in Rueil-Malmaison hosted by locals!

Art class, drinks and accompaniment

Learn to bake French croissant w/ a chef

Perfume creation workshop

Charming Night Secrets by French Journalist

Wine Tour de France, with Cheese and Meat

Scavenger hunt- town of Versailles

Photoshoot/Tour by French Journalist

Learn to bake French croissant w/ a chef

Perfume creation workshop

Private or shared cruise in Paris

End your night in some of the best bars in Rueil-Malmaison

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Rueil-Malmaison, curated exclusively for you.

Café Leffe Rueil-Malmaison

⭐️ 3.9 (1453)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 3.7 (1157)

Price Range: $$

Train Pub

⭐️ 3.9 (780)

Price Range: $$

Le Beauharnais

⭐️ 3.7 (435)

Aux Arcades

⭐️ 4 (306)

Price Range: $$

Le Richelieu

⭐️ 4.2 (249)

Le Napoléon

⭐️ 3.7 (208)

Price Range: $$

Au Verre Siffle

⭐️ 4.1 (126)

Brasserie des Ecus

⭐️ 4.4 (124)

Price Range: $

Tout Va Bien

⭐️ 4.5 (85)

Price Range: $

Tiercé Bar

⭐️ 4.1 (55)

Price Range: $

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Check out these bookable attractions in Rueil-Malmaison

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Rueil-Malmaison.

City Sightseeing Cruise

Admission to Disneyland® Paris

Seine River Cruise and French Crêpe Tasting

Round-trip Little Train Tour of Montmartre

Eiffel Tower Climbing Tour with Summit Access

Eiffel Tower Morning Tour by Elevator

Paris Three-Course Dinner Cruise

Admission to the Arc de Triomphe's Rooftop

Hop-on-hop-off Bus Tour

Ticket to the Thoiry ZooSafari Park

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Rueil-Malmaison?

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

Le Diwali, Haute Gastronomie Indienne

⭐️ 4.2 (745)

Price Range: $$$

L’Auberge du Fruit Défendu

⭐️ 4.3 (607)

Price Range: $$$

Le Bistrot Gourmand d'Olivier

⭐️ 4.3 (339)

Price Range: $$$


⭐️ 4.4 (266)

Price Range: $$$

Le Bonheur de Chine | Restaurant Chinois Gastronomique

⭐️ 4.4 (250)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the Château de Malmaison: This iconic 19th century palace is home to a wealth of fascinating historical artifacts and provides a unique glimpse into the lives of the affluent residing in Paris at the time.
  2. Enjoy the greenery at Parc du Château: Spread across 28 hectares, this exquisite park is the perfect spot for a picnic, stroll or leisurely bike ride.
  3. Uncover the Museum of Modern Art: Offering one of the largest public collections of modern art to be found in Europe, this renowned museum boasts a wealth of works by some of the world’s most respected artists.

Rueil-Malmaison is at its most beautiful in the summertime when the temperatures are warm and the days are long. This makes it the best time to enjoy all the outdoor activities the city has to offer, from the lakes and parks to walking along the Seine river. Plus, the vibrant nightlife in Rueil-Malmaison is at its peak in the summer months as people take advantage of the nice weather to explore the city.

Rueil-Malmaison, France is bursting with cultural gems so two to three days should be enough to explore its delights. From visiting the historic Château de Malmaison, to marveling at the architecture of the Church Saint Pierre and savoring the delicacies of the local cuisine, a couple days spent in the city will not be enough to experience all that this wonderful city has to offer.

Rueil-Malmaison is a great place to get around due to its extensive public transportation system. The RER A train line takes riders directly into Paris, and there are connecting bus lines as well. There are also plenty of taxis and car rental services available. The city has numerous bicycle paths, making it very convenient for people to explore on two wheels.

Rueil-Malmaison is a great place for kids to explore! A visit to the Grevin Wax Museum is a must, with lifelike figures created in amazing detail. For outdoor fun, take a walk along the banks of the Seine river where you can have a picnic or feed the local ducks. Finally, a trip to Mini-Chateaux is a great way for kids to experience a bit of French castle life as they explore the miniature chateaux.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Rueil-Malmaison. To start off we'd have to mention Au Verre Siffle, Aux Arcades, Brasserie des Ecus. Check out our page on the best bars in Rueil-Malmaison.

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