Compiègne attractions

Top Choice Palace in Compiègne

Palais de Compiègne

This 1337-room palace, originally built for Louis XV, hosted Napoléon III's dazzling hunting parties, which drew aristocrats from all around Europe. A single ticket grants access to the sumptuous Grands Appartements…
Historic Site in Compiègne

Clairière de l'Armistice

The armistice that put an end to WWI was signed in a thick forest 6.5km east of Compiègne, inside the railway carriage of the Allied supreme commander. On 22 June 1940, in the same railway car, the French were force…
Museum in Compiègne

Mémorial de l'Internement et de la Déportation – Camp de Royallieu

Situated about 3km southwest of the city centre, the French military base of Royallieu was used as a Nazi transit and internment camp known as Frontstalag 122 from 1941 to 1944; three of the 24 original barracks now…