Torfou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Torfou in Essonne

Visit Torfou: highlights and tourist information

Torfou is situated in the Essonne, Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 18 km from Evry, the department capital. (General information: Torfou is 37 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Paris at 37 km and Fontainebleau at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Torfou, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Torfou. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

 
 

Markets in and near Torfou

Local markets

  • Arpajon: market Friday (7km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (13km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)

More information about Torfou & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Torfou, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Torfou and wondering what to do next!

aquarium
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (36km) [Map]
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (37km) [Map]
  • Cinéaqua (37km) [Map]

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Paris

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Moret-sur-Loing (47km) [Map]

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (23km) [Map]
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (24km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (11km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (12km) [Map]
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (13km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (24km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (27km) [Map]
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (30km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (37km) [Map]
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (37km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (38km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (38km) [Map]
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (38km) [Map]
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (38km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (38km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (40km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (41km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (42km) [Map]
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (46km) [Map]
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (47km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (47km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (2km) [Map]
  • Parc de Courson (10km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (15km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Courances (21km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (22km) [Map]
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (27km) [Map]
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (27km) [Map]
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (32km) [Map]
  • Parc de Versailles (32km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (33km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (34km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (36km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (38km) [Map]
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (38km) [Map]
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (38km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Groussay (41km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (42km) [Map]
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (45km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (49km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (24km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (27km) [Map]
  • Vaux de Cernay (27km) [Map]
  • Château de Sauvage (36km) [Map]
  • Murs à pêches (41km) [Map]

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (11km) [Map]
  • Rambouillet (32km) [Map]
  • Noisiel (47km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (28km) [Map]
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (29km) [Map]
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (31km) [Map]
  • Meudon (31km) [Map]
  • Melun (32km) [Map]
  • Creteil (33km) [Map]
  • Maisons-Alfort (34km) [Map]
  • Rueil-Malmaison (39km) [Map]
  • Courbevoie (41km) [Map]
  • Levallois-Perret (41km) [Map]
  • Le Vesinet (41km) [Map]
  • Moutiers (42km) [Map]
  • Gagny (46km) [Map]
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (48km) [Map]
  • Livry-Gargan (49km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (36km) [Map]
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (36km) [Map]
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (39km) [Map]
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (49km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Torfou

Canton: Étréchy

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91730

Distance to Torfou

from Evry (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 37 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 406 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Torfou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Torfou): Auvers-Saint-Georges, Avrainville, Boissy-sous-Saint-Yon, Bouray-sur-Juine, Breuillet, Breux-Jouy, Chamarande, Chauffour-les-Etrechy, Cheptainville, Egly, Etrechy, Guibeville, Janville-sur-Juine, Lardy, Marolles-en-Hurepoix, Mauchamps, Saint-Sulpice-de-Favieres, Saint-Yon and Souzy-la-Briche.

This page in French: Visitez Torfou