Avon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avon: highlights and tourist information

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Avon is situated in the Seine-et-Marne department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 15 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Avon is 56 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontainebleau at 2 km and Moret-sur-Loing at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avon, 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 Avon in Paris.

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


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Map of places to visit near Avon

Markets in and near Avon

  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (15km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (25km)
  • Moissy-Cramayel: market Saturday (25km)
  • Nangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Avon, Paris

Tourist attractions near Avon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avon.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (13km)
  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (42km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (43km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (3km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (17km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (19km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (39km)
  • Parc de Courson (47km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (50km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (50km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (52km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (62km)
  • Parc de Versailles (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (15km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (15km)
  • Creteil (44km)
  • Sens (48km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (48km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (53km)
  • Meudon (57km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avon

Canton: Fontainebleau

Arrondissement: Fontainebleau

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77210

Distance to Avon

from Melun (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 56 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 370 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bois-le-Roi, Champagne-sur-Seine, Fericy, Fontainebleau, Hericy, Samois-sur-Seine, Samoreau, Thomery, Veneux-les-Sablons and Vulaines-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Avon