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Authon-la-Plaine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 24 km from Authon-la-Plaine

Visit Authon-la-Plaine: highlights and tourist information

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Authon-la-Plaine is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 24 km and Chartres Cathedral at 35 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Authon-la-Plaine, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Authon-la-Plaine in Paris.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer...

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one...

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to...

See Chartres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an...

See Versailles Palace guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels...

See Catacombs guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is...

See Eiffel Tower guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most...

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide


National Monument at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on...

See Pantheon guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the...

See Arc de Triomphe guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight...

See Musee de l'Orangerie guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, on an island in the Seine River, is...

See Notre Dame cathedral guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is...

See Champs-Elysees guide

Map of places to visit near Authon-la-Plaine


Markets in and near Authon-la-Plaine

  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (14km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (27km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (28km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (31km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (31km)

Hotels near Authon-la-Plaine

More information about Authon-la-Plaine, Paris

Tourist attractions near Authon-la-Plaine, France

What to do at Authon-la-Plaine? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Authon-la-Plaine.


  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (52km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (54km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (51km)
  • Rodin Museum (52km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (53km)
  • Place de la Bastille (54km)
  • Place des Vosges (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (32km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (53km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (54km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (21km)
  • Parc de Courson (22km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (24km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (28km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (38km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (38km)
  • Parc de Versailles (41km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (41km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (42km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (43km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (21km)
  • Château de Sauvage (22km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (26km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (28km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (16km)
  • Rambouillet (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (22km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (41km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (43km)
  • Meudon (45km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (52km)
  • Creteil (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (53km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (54km)

Geography and distances

Authon-la-Plaine is in the Paris region of France at 40 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Authon-la-Plaine is 53 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Authon-la-Plaine

Canton: Dourdan

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91410

Distance to Authon-la-Plaine

from Evry (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 53 km

from Calais: 278 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Authon-la-Plaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allainville, Chatignonville, Corbreuse, Garancieres-en-Beauce, Les Granges-le-Roi, Merobert, Paray-Douaville, Plessis-Saint-Benoist, Richarville and Sainville.

This page in French: Visiter Authon-la-Plaine

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