Fontains tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontains in Seine-et-Marne

Photo is of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 22 km from Fontains

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Fontains 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 Fontains in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 22 km and Moret-sur-Loing at 22 km.

Fontains, 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 22 km (direction west)

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

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Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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Provins

Provins

Heritage Site at 22 km (direction east)

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its medieval heritage,...

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Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Sens

Sens

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Yonne department

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, the first...

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

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Meaux

Meaux

at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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 54 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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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 60 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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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 60 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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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 60 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 60 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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Paris

Paris

at 60 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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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 60 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 Fontains

  • Nangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Donnemarie-Dontilly: market Monday (10km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (12km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (21km)
  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (22km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontains, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (55km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (32km)
  • Champs-sur-Marne Chateau (47km)
  • Vincennes Chateau (54km)

Other tourist attractions

  • Parc de la Villette (61km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (15km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (22km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (27km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Noisiel (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (25km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (27km)
  • Sens (42km)
  • Creteil (48km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (52km)
  • Gagny (53km)
  • Livry-Gargan (55km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fontains is in the Paris region of France at 25 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Fontains is 60 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontains

Canton: Nangis

Arrondissement: Provins

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77370

Distance to Fontains

from Melun (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 60 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 629 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontenailles, La Chapelle-Rablais, Nangis, Rampillon, Saint-Ouen-en-Brie and Villeneuve-les-Bordes.

This page in French: Visiter Fontains