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Fontenay-les-Briis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontenay-les-Briis in Essonne

Photo is of Versailles Palace at 21 km from Fontenay-les-Briis

Visit Fontenay-les-Briis: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenay-les-Briis is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 21 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenay-les-Briis, 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 Fontenay-les-Briis in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 21 km (direction ), in the Yvelines department

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de...

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 25 km (direction west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight...

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless...

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is...

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Paris

Paris

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The city of Paris continues to be the most popular destination...

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Map of places to visit near Fontenay-les-Briis

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Markets in and near Fontenay-les-Briis

  • Arpajon: market Friday (7km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (9km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)

More information about Fontenay-les-Briis, Paris

Tourist attractions near Fontenay-les-Briis, France

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

Aquarium

  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (29km)
  • Cinéaqua (29km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (30km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (27km)
  • Eiffel Tower (29km)
  • Rodin Museum (29km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (29km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (29km)
  • Palais Bourbon (30km)
  • Orsay Museum (30km)
  • Pont-Neuf (30km)
  • Grand Palais (30km)
  • Petit Palais (30km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (30km)
  • Champs-Elysees (30km)
  • Place de la Concorde (30km)
  • The Louvre (30km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (30km)
  • Place de la Bastille (30km)
  • Palais Royal (30km)
  • Place Vendome (30km)
  • Saint-Eustache (30km)
  • Place des Vosges (30km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (31km)
  • Paris Opera (31km)
  • Parc Monceau (31km)
  • Montmartre district (33km)
  • Montmartre (33km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (33km)
  • Parc de la Villette (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (20km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (30km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (30km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (30km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (31km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (31km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (36km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (37km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Courson (2km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (5km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (12km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (13km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (19km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (20km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (21km)
  • Parc de Versailles (21km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (24km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (28km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (30km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (30km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (30km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (31km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (38km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (41km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (42km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (13km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (18km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (19km)
  • Château de Sauvage (31km)
  • Murs à pêches (35km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (20km)
  • Rambouillet (25km)
  • Noisiel (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (19km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (20km)
  • Meudon (22km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (29km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (29km)
  • Creteil (29km)
  • Le Vesinet (31km)
  • Courbevoie (32km)
  • Levallois-Perret (32km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (37km)
  • Melun (38km)
  • Gagny (41km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (42km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (42km)
  • Livry-Gargan (43km)
  • Moutiers (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (29km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (30km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (31km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fontenay-les-Briis is in the Paris region of France at 20 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-les-Briis is 30 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay-les-Briis

Canton: Limours

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91640

Distance to Fontenay-les-Briis

from Evry (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 30 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontenay-les-Briis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuillet, Briis-sous-Forges, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, Courson-Monteloup, Egly, Forges-les-Bains, Gometz-la-Ville, Janvry, Limours, Marcoussis, Ollainville, Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard, Saint-Maurice-Montcouronne and Vaugrigneuse.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay-les-Briis

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