Forges tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moret-sur-Loing at 12 km from Forges

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Forges 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 Forges in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moret-sur-Loing at 12 km and Fontainebleau at 19 km.

Forges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide


Castle at 19 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide


Heritage Site at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Provins guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Sens guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in Montargis, it...

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Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined castle all...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 55 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 58 km (direction south-east), in the Yonne department

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you can see...

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 61 km (direction 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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at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in the centre...

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at 65 km (direction west-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide


National Monument at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on the pantheon...

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 66 km (direction 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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Markets in and near Forges

  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (12km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Donnemarie-Dontilly: market Monday (14km)
  • Nangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (21km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (22km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Forges, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (23km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (26km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (19km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (24km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (36km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (36km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (26km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (27km)
  • Sens (34km)
  • Creteil (54km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (32km)

Geography and distances

Forges is in the Paris region of France at 26 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Forges is 66 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Forges

Canton: Montereau-Fault-Yonne

Arrondissement: Provins

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77130

Distance to Forges

from Melun (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 66 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coutencon, Echouboulains, La Grande-Paroisse, Laval-en-Brie, Marolles-sur-Seine, Saint-Germain-Laval, Salins, Valence-en-Brie and Varennes-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Forges