Ballancourt-sur-Essonne tourism and travel guide

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Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ballancourt-sur-Essonne in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 25 km and Fontainebleau at 27 km.

Ballancourt-sur-Essonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 25 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important classical style...

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Castle at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau,...

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at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal...

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National Monument at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau...

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

Sainte-Chapelle, on the Ile de la Cité in Paris, is an important...

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National Monument at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

La Conciergerie at Paris is one of the oldest and most important...

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River Seine

River Seine

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the city, near many...

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at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The city of Paris continues to be the most popular destination with...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless...

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Markets in and near Ballancourt-sur-Essonne

Market days in Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Corbeil-Essonnes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (12km)
  • Ris-Orangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (15km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Ballancourt-sur-Essonne, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (35km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (36km)
  • Cinéaqua (38km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (35km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (36km)
  • Place de la Bastille (37km)
  • Place des Vosges (37km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (37km)
  • Pont-Neuf (37km)
  • Rodin Museum (37km)
  • Orsay Museum (38km)
  • The Louvre (38km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (38km)
  • Eiffel Tower (38km)
  • Saint-Eustache (38km)
  • Palais Bourbon (38km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (38km)
  • Palais Royal (38km)
  • Place de la Concorde (38km)
  • Petit Palais (38km)
  • Place Vendome (38km)
  • Grand Palais (38km)
  • Champs-Elysees (38km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (39km)
  • Paris Opera (39km)
  • Parc Monceau (40km)
  • Montmartre district (40km)
  • Montmartre (40km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (40km)
  • Parc de la Villette (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (19km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (21km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (31km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (36km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (38km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (46km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (49km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Courances (11km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (12km)
  • Parc de Courson (19km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (22km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (25km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (27km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (28km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (29km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (32km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (37km)
  • Parc de Versailles (37km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (37km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (38km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (40km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (42km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (44km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (47km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (50km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (32km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (37km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (38km)
  • Murs à pêches (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (19km)
  • Noisiel (41km)
  • Rambouillet (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (19km)
  • Melun (20km)
  • Creteil (29km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (30km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (31km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (33km)
  • Meudon (34km)
  • Gagny (42km)
  • Levallois-Perret (42km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (42km)
  • Courbevoie (42km)
  • Le Vesinet (45km)
  • Livry-Gargan (45km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (45km)
  • Moutiers (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (34km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (36km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (40km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (47km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (57km)

Geography and distances

Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is in the Paris region of France at 11 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Ballancourt-sur-Essonne is 37 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ballancourt-sur-Essonne

Canton: Mennecy

Arrondissement: Évry

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91610

Distance to Ballancourt-sur-Essonne

from Evry (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 37 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ballancourt-sur-Essonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baulne, Cerny, Champcueil, Chevannes, Echarcon, Fontenay-le-Vicomte, Guigneville-sur-Essonne, Itteville, La Ferte-Alais, Leudeville, Mennecy, Mondeville, Ormoy, Saint-Vrain, Vert-le-Grand and Vert-le-Petit.

This page in French: Visiter Ballancourt-sur-Essonne


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