Fontaine-la-Riviere tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaine-la-Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaine-la-Riviere is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 36 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-la-Riviere is 58 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 25 km and Chateau de Chamerolles at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaine-la-Riviere, 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 Fontaine-la-Riviere in Paris.

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

 
 

Map of places to visit near Fontaine-la-Riviere

Markets in and near Fontaine-la-Riviere

  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (9km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (24km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (27km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (28km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontaine-la-Riviere, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontaine-la-Riviere.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (24km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (39km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (18km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (25km)
  • Parc de Courson (27km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (34km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (37km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (40km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (41km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (36km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (39km)
  • Château de Sauvage (40km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (40km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (9km)
  • Rambouillet (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (29km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (41km)
  • Melun (43km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-la-Riviere

Canton: Méréville

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91690

Distance to Fontaine-la-Riviere

from Evry (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 58 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 650 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontaine-la-Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbeville-la-Riviere, Arrancourt, Bois-Herpin, Boissy-la-Riviere, Estouches, Guillerval, La Foret-Sainte-Croix, Marolles-en-Beauce, Mereville, Ormoy-la-Riviere, Rouvres-Saint-Jean, Saclas and Saint-Cyr-la-Riviere.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-la-Riviere