Fontains tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontains: highlights and tourist information

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Fontains is situated in the Seine-et-Marne department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 25 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Fontains is 60 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moret-sur-Loing at 22 km and Provins at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontains, 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 Fontains in Paris.

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


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Map of places to visit near Fontains

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)

More information about Fontains, Paris

Tourist attractions near Fontains, France

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


  • 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)

Geography and distances

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