Fontenay-les-Briis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontenay-les-Briis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 21 km and Catacombs at 27 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!

 
 

Map of places to visit near Fontenay-les-Briis

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

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

Paris
  • 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 (33km)
  • Montmartre district (33km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (33km)
  • Parc de la Villette (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (14km)
  • Gatinais Francais (33km)

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)
  • Parc de Versailles (21km)
  • Potager du roi, 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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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