Boissy-la-Riviere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Yevre-le-Chatel at 27 km from Boissy-la-Riviere

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Boissy-la-Riviere 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 Boissy-la-Riviere in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 27 km and Chateau de Chamerolles at 34 km.

Boissy-la-Riviere, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 34 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Castle at 41 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 42 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near Orleans...

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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in the centre...

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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at 49 km (direction 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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at 49 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 50 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

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at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in Montargis, it...

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Markets in and near Boissy-la-Riviere

  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (7km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (25km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (26km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Boissy-la-Riviere, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (7km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (39km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (17km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (25km)
  • Parc de Courson (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (32km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (36km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (39km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (41km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (42km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (46km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (46km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (38km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (38km)
  • Château de Sauvage (39km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (7km)
  • Rambouillet (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (29km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (41km)
  • Melun (42km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (46km)

Geography and distances

Boissy-la-Riviere is in the Paris region of France at 35 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Boissy-la-Riviere is 56 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boissy-la-Riviere

Canton: Méréville

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91690

Distance to Boissy-la-Riviere

from Evry (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 56 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Boissy-la-Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbeville-la-Riviere, Arrancourt, Fontaine-la-Riviere, Guillerval, La Foret-Sainte-Croix, Marolles-en-Beauce, Ormoy-la-Riviere, Rouvres-Saint-Jean, Saclas and Saint-Cyr-la-Riviere.

This page in French: Visiter Boissy-la-Riviere