Bois-le-Roi tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontainebleau at 7 km from Bois-le-Roi

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Bois-le-Roi is situated in the Seine-et-Marne 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 Bois-le-Roi in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontainebleau at 7 km and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 11 km.

Bois-le-Roi, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Castle at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Fontainebleau guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 11 km (direction south)

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

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at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne is a beautifully restored 18th century chateau with extensive gardens...

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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Loiret department

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

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Heritage Site at 45 km (direction east)

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its medieval heritage,...

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

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at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Yonne department

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, the first...

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Bois-le-Roi

  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (9km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Moissy-Cramayel: market Saturday (19km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (21km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Bois-le-Roi, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (46km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (49km)
  • Cinéaqua (53km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Jardin des Plantes (49km)
  • Catacombs (49km)
  • Place de la Bastille (49km)
  • Place des Vosges (50km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (50km)
  • Pont-Neuf (51km)
  • Saint-Eustache (51km)
  • The Louvre (51km)
  • Orsay Museum (51km)
  • Palais Royal (51km)
  • Rodin Museum (51km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (52km)
  • Palais Bourbon (52km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (52km)
  • Place Vendome (52km)
  • Place de la Concorde (52km)
  • Paris Opera (52km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (53km)
  • Petit Palais (53km)
  • Grand Palais (53km)
  • Eiffel Tower (53km)
  • Champs-Elysees (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (7km)
  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (40km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (42km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (44km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (47km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (51km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (51km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (60km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (8km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (11km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (18km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (36km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (43km)
  • Parc de Courson (44km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (45km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (45km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (47km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (52km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (55km)
  • Parc de Versailles (57km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (57km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (40km)
  • Noisiel (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (9km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (9km)
  • Creteil (38km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (42km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (48km)
  • Meudon (51km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (52km)
  • Sens (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (45km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (49km)

Geography and distances

Bois-le-Roi is in the Paris region of France at 8 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Bois-le-Roi is 50 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bois-le-Roi

Canton: Fontainebleau

Arrondissement: Fontainebleau

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77590

Distance to Bois-le-Roi

from Melun (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 50 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bois-le-Roi from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avon, Chartrettes, Fontaine-le-Port, Hericy, La Rochette, Livry-sur-Seine, Samois-sur-Seine, Samoreau, Vaux-le-Penil and Vulaines-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Bois-le-Roi