Bures-sur-Yvette tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bures-sur-Yvette: highlights and tourist information

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Bures-sur-Yvette is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 21 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Bures-sur-Yvette is 22 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 12 km and Catacombs at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bures-sur-Yvette, 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 Bures-sur-Yvette in Paris.

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

 
 

Map of places to visit near Bures-sur-Yvette

Markets in and near Bures-sur-Yvette

  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (2km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (2km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (10km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Chatenay-Malabry: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)

More information about Bures-sur-Yvette, Paris

Tourist attractions near Bures-sur-Yvette, France

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

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (21km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (21km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Paris
  • Catacombs (20km)
  • Eiffel Tower (20km)
  • Rodin Museum (21km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (21km)
  • Palais Bourbon (22km)
  • Orsay Museum (22km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (22km)
  • Grand Palais (22km)
  • Petit Palais (22km)
  • Champs-Elysees (22km)
  • Pont-Neuf (22km)
  • Place de la Concorde (22km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (22km)
  • The Louvre (22km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (22km)
  • Place Vendome (22km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (23km)
  • Palais Royal (23km)
  • Saint-Eustache (23km)
  • Parc Monceau (23km)
  • Place de la Bastille (23km)
  • Place des Vosges (23km)
  • Paris Opera (23km)
  • Montmartre district (25km)
  • Montmartre (25km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (25km)
  • Parc de la Villette (27km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (14km)
  • Gatinais Francais (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (6km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (22km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (22km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (22km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (24km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (24km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (30km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (39km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (4km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (11km)
  • Parc de Courson (11km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (11km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (12km)
  • Parc de Versailles (12km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (13km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (15km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (19km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (21km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (23km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (23km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (27km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (33km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (36km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (37km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (43km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (10km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (17km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (21km)
  • Murs à pêches (28km)
  • Château de Sauvage (33km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (26km)
  • Etampes (29km)
  • Noisiel (38km)
  • Pontoise (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (10km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (12km)
  • Meudon (14km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (20km)
  • Le Vesinet (22km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (23km)
  • Courbevoie (23km)
  • Levallois-Perret (24km)
  • Creteil (24km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (34km)
  • Gagny (34km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (35km)
  • Livry-Gargan (37km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (39km)
  • Melun (40km)
  • Moutiers (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (21km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bures-sur-Yvette

Canton: Orsay

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91440

Distance to Bures-sur-Yvette

from Evry (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 22 km

from Calais: 251 km

from Nice: 680 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bures-sur-Yvette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateaufort, Gif-sur-Yvette, Gometz-la-Ville, Gometz-le-Chatel, Igny, Janvry, Les Ulis, Magny-les-Hameaux, Nozay, Orsay, Palaiseau, Saclay, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard, Toussus-le-Noble, Vauhallan, Villebon-sur-Yvette, Villejust and Villiers-le-Bacle.

This page in French: Visiter Bures-sur-Yvette