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Etampes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Etampes in Essonne

Photo is of Yevre-le-Chatel at 33 km from Etampes

Visit Etampes: highlights and tourist information

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Etampes is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Tourist classifications for Etampes include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 33 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 35 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Etampes, 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 Etampes in Paris.

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



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

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide


Castle at 40 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 41 km (direction east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

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

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 43 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...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide


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

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

See Catacombs guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide


National Monument at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Pantheon guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Eiffel Tower guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Notre Dame cathedral guide


Church at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Sainte-Chapelle guide


National Monument at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide

Map of places to visit near Etampes


Markets in and near Etampes

Market days in Etampes: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday all day;

  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (18km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (24km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Etampes, Paris

Tourist attractions near Etampes, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (48km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (34km)
  • Maison des Jardies (44km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (44km)

Other tourist attractions

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (0km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (2km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (32km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (33km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (9km)
  • Parc de Courson (18km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (22km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (25km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (29km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (38km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (38km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (39km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (41km)
  • Parc de Versailles (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (43km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (44km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (30km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (31km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (32km)
  • Château de Sauvage (36km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (33km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (37km)
  • Melun (38km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (39km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (39km)
  • Meudon (42km)
  • Creteil (44km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (48km)

Geography and distances

Etampes is in the Paris region of France at 28 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Etampes is 49 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etampes

Canton: Étampes

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91150

Distance to Etampes

from Evry (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 49 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boissy-le-Sec, Brieres-les-Scelles, La Foret-Sainte-Croix, Morigny-Champigny and Ormoy-la-Riviere.

This page in French: Visiter Etampes

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