commune in Oise, France

Beauvais is a town in Oise Hauts-de-France, approximately 90 km from the centre of Paris.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

  • 1 Beauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA IATA). This airport is used by a number of discount airlines such as Ryanair which often deceptively market it as being closer to Paris than it actually is.    

By trainEdit

  • 2 Gare de Beauvais. Opened in 1857 this station mostly sees TER service    

Get aroundEdit

Map of Beauvais

Beauvais Bus System


  • 1 Cathedral Saint Pierre. This Cathedral built in Gothic style, features the world's tallest vault; but as a very tall central tower collapsed in the 16th century, the building was not finished.    
  • 2 Musée départemental de l'Oise, 1 rue du musée, +33 3 44 10 40 50. Open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. except Tuesdays and certain holidays: Easter Monday; 1 May; Pentecost Monday; 11 November; 25 December; 1 January. This museum is housed in a former Bishop's palace.    
  • 3 Église Saint-Étienne, Rue de l'Étamine.


Plan D'Eau du Canada (Canada Lake)- boats, beach, snacks See a film, a concert, or a show. Take a cheap flight to another European country at Beauvais's Airport

Fly the Fouga Magister fighter jet. A unique jet fighter ride on the former French national display team.


Shops include but are not limited to Promod, Galeries Lafayette, C&S, Jules, Maisons du Monde, Aubert, Camaieu, Celio Club, Decathlon, Devred, Etam, Jennyfer, Kiabi, M&S, Okaidi...




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