Chatres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 18 km from Chatres

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Chatres 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 Chatres in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 18 km and Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne at 22 km.

Chatres, 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 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter house and...

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 31 km (direction west-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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Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction west-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 37 km (direction west-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 37 km (direction south)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

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Markets in and near Chatres

  • Ozoir-la-Ferriere: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (13km)
  • Brie-Comte-Robert: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Pontault-Combault: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Crecy-la-Chapelle: market Thursday (18km)
  • Moissy-Cramayel: market Saturday (18km)
  • Combs-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Lagny-sur-Marne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Le Plessis-Trevise: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Noisiel: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Chatres, Paris

Tourist attractions near Chatres, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (33km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (37km)
  • Cinéaqua (42km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (25km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (33km)
  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (35km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (39km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (39km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (39km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (39km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (41km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (54km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (18km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (22km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (35km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (38km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (39km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (39km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (41km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (47km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (48km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (31km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Noisiel (21km)
  • Meaux (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (22km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (23km)
  • Creteil (26km)
  • Gagny (28km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (30km)
  • Livry-Gargan (31km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (34km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (41km)
  • Levallois-Perret (44km)
  • Meudon (44km)
  • Courbevoie (46km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (11km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (32km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (36km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (44km)

Geography and distances

Chatres is in the Paris region of France at 22 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Chatres is 37 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatres

Canton: Tournan-en-Brie

Arrondissement: Melun

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77610

Distance to Chatres

from Melun (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 37 km

from Calais: 258 km

from Nice: 654 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 363 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chatres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaumes-en-Brie, Courquetaine, Favieres, Fontenay-Tresigny, Gretz-Armainvilliers, La Houssaye-en-Brie, Les ChapelLes Bourbon, Liverdy-en-Brie, Marles-en-Brie, Ozouer-le-Voulgis, Presles-en-Brie and Tournan-en-Brie.

This page in French: Visiter Chatres