Fontenailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 18 km from Fontenailles

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Fontenailles 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 Fontenailles in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 18 km and Moret-sur-Loing at 23 km.

Fontenailles, 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 18 km (direction west)

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

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at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

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Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 42 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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at 45 km (direction south-east)

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 50 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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National Monument at 55 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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at 55 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 55 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 55 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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at 55 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 56 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 Fontenailles

  • Nangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (7km)
  • Donnemarie-Dontilly: market Monday (15km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (23km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (26km)
  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontenailles, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (51km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (55km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (19km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (24km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (25km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (52km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (55km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Noisiel (41km)
  • Meaux (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (22km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (23km)
  • Creteil (43km)
  • Sens (47km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (47km)
  • Gagny (48km)
  • Livry-Gargan (51km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (50km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (54km)

Geography and distances

Fontenailles is in the Paris region of France at 22 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Fontenailles is 55 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenailles

Canton: Mormant

Arrondissement: Melun

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77370

Distance to Fontenailles

from Melun (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 55 km

from Calais: 278 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breau, Clos-Fontaine, Fontains, Grandpuits-Bailly-Carrois, La Chapelle-Gauthier, La Chapelle-Rablais, Mormant, Nangis, Quiers and Saint-Ouen-en-Brie.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenailles