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Briis-sous-Forges tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 20 km from Briis-sous-Forges

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Briis-sous-Forges is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 20 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Briis-sous-Forges, 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 Briis-sous-Forges in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 20 km (direction ), in the Yvelines department

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 22 km (direction west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a...

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Briis-sous-Forges

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Markets in and near Briis-sous-Forges

  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (10km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (11km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Briis-sous-Forges, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (29km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (29km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (32km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (28km)
  • Eiffel Tower (29km)
  • Rodin Museum (29km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (30km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (30km)
  • Palais Bourbon (30km)
  • Orsay Museum (30km)
  • Grand Palais (30km)
  • Petit Palais (30km)
  • Pont-Neuf (30km)
  • Champs-Elysees (31km)
  • Place de la Concorde (31km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (31km)
  • The Louvre (31km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (31km)
  • Palais Royal (31km)
  • Place Vendome (31km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (31km)
  • Saint-Eustache (31km)
  • Place de la Bastille (31km)
  • Place des Vosges (31km)
  • Parc Monceau (32km)
  • Paris Opera (32km)
  • Montmartre district (33km)
  • Montmartre (33km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (33km)
  • Parc de la Villette (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (21km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (30km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (31km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (31km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (31km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (35km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (39km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Courson (3km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (5km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (10km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (14km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (20km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (20km)
  • Parc de Versailles (20km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (21km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (22km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (24km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (28km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (28km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (31km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (31km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (33km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (36km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (44km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (44km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (11km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (15km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (16km)
  • Château de Sauvage (28km)
  • Murs à pêches (36km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (21km)
  • Rambouillet (22km)
  • Noisiel (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (18km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (20km)
  • Meudon (23km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (29km)
  • Le Vesinet (30km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (30km)
  • Creteil (31km)
  • Courbevoie (32km)
  • Levallois-Perret (32km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (39km)
  • Melun (41km)
  • Gagny (42km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (42km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (43km)
  • Moutiers (44km)
  • Livry-Gargan (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (30km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (30km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Briis-sous-Forges is in the Paris region of France at 23 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Briis-sous-Forges is 31 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Briis-sous-Forges

Canton: Limours

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91640

Distance to Briis-sous-Forges

from Evry (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 31 km

from Calais: 259 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Briis-sous-Forges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angervilliers, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, Courson-Monteloup, Fontenay-les-Briis, Forges-les-Bains, Gometz-la-Ville, Janvry, Les Molieres, Limours, Pecqueuse, Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard, Saint-Maurice-Montcouronne and Vaugrigneuse.

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