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Courances tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courances in Essonne

Photo is of Fontainebleau at 17 km from Courances

Visit Courances: highlights and tourist information

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Courances is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontainebleau at 17 km and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Courances, 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 Courances in Paris.

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

Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 17 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal...

See Fontainebleau guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide
Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 26 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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Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and...

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vincennes guide
Catacombs

Catacombs

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Pantheon guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Notre Dame cathedral guide
Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

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

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the...

See River Seine guide
Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide
Paris

Paris

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

The city of Paris continues to be the most popular...

See Paris guide

Map of places to visit near Courances

 
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Markets in and near Courances

  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (16km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Corbeil-Essonnes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Courances, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (44km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (46km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Vincennes Chateau (45km)
  • Maison des Jardies (48km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (48km)

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (23km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (25km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Courances (0km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (17km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (20km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (22km)
  • Parc de Courson (30km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (34km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (39km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (40km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (43km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (48km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (48km)
  • Parc de Versailles (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (43km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (47km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (16km)
  • Melun (18km)
  • Creteil (38km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (40km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (41km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (44km)
  • Meudon (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (44km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (46km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Courances is in the Paris region of France at 21 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Courances is 47 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courances

Canton: Milly-la-Forêt

Arrondissement: Évry

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91490

Distance to Courances

from Evry (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 47 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cely, Dannemois, Fleury-en-Biere, Milly-la-Foret, Moigny-sur-Ecole, Mondeville, Perthes, Saint-Germain-sur-Ecole, Saint-Sauveur-sur-Ecole, Soisy-sur-Ecole and Videlles.

This page in French: Visiter Courances

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