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medieval town with so much character!

We visited Senlis after spending half the day in Chantilly. We had a car and it was easy to get... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Los Altos, California
Loving the French architecture

A great place to wile away a few hours walking round the old town and ramparts. There’s a medieval... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We visited Senlis after spending half the day in Chantilly. We had a car and it was easy to get here from Chantilly. I know that lots of people take the train from Paris but for our family of four it was more efficient to...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to wile away a few hours walking round the old town and ramparts. There’s a medieval part with a circular road and a nice walk along the ramparts just a few hundred metres down the hill. Very French and very peaceful yet...More

Thank PuttingPenToPaper
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This area of Senlis is really a wonderful place to poke around and wander through. Classic cobble stone streets, lovely little shops and stores, lots of places to sit and have a snack and a drink. An all around nice place to spend a quite...More

Thank David J H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

On the way from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Chantilly, we stopped by the cathedral and spent an hour walking around the old city. Really nice and worth it.

Thank JohnPaul2010
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Wonderful preserved city center with remainders of roman wall, medieval castle, local shops - mostly artisan. Worth a half-day visit.

Thank WS_55_60
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We loved Senlis. We visited on a bustling Saturday afternoon with shoppers in full flow. The Cathedral is just wonderful but we loved the winding medieval streets, cobbled paths and roads and quirky shops and cafes. It just oozes character and history and having visited...More

2  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoyed strolling down the old cobbled Streets. There was a street market on that day (primarily aimed at the local résidents, not tourists) which added much charm and authenticity (and by the way some nice cheese and other local products) - a nice experience....More

Thank Andre V
Reviewed 6 September 2016

At the 'corner' of three forests, Chantilly, Ermenonville and d'Halatte, Senlis is a really beautiful old town just a few miles from the A1 north of Paris, with cobbled streets, an ancient cathedral and an arresting history from the two world wars. It's difficult to...More

2  Thank SCM_Tearle
Reviewed 15 August 2016

nice medieval house, not changed because the rail road never came to Senlis thus no business change this old town

1  Thank scorneaux
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We still had our rental car and also a few hours before our flight to go back to the US. We decided to go and visit quickly the old town of Senlis, only 20 minutes north of the CDG airport by the A1 highway. What...More

1  Thank Pomerols
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