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Gironville-sur-Essonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gironville-sur-Essonne in Essonne

Photo is of Yevre-le-Chatel at 24 km from Gironville-sur-Essonne

Visit Gironville-sur-Essonne: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Gironville-sur-Essonne is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 24 km and Fontainebleau at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gironville-sur-Essonne, 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 Gironville-sur-Essonne in Paris.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


Castle at 24 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide


at 32 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

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

See Bellegarde guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loiret department

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near...

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yvelines department

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an...

See Versailles Palace guide

Map of places to visit near Gironville-sur-Essonne


Markets in and near Gironville-sur-Essonne

  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (9km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (20km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (26km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)

Hotels near Gironville-sur-Essonne

More information about Gironville-sur-Essonne, Paris

Tourist attractions near Gironville-sur-Essonne, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (18km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (19km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (37km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Courances (10km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (20km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (24km)
  • Parc de Courson (31km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (33km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (36km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (43km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (44km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (45km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (45km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (44km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (46km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (17km)
  • Rambouillet (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (27km)
  • Melun (28km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (42km)
  • Moutiers (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (57km)

Geography and distances

Gironville-sur-Essonne is in the Paris region of France at 28 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Gironville-sur-Essonne is 54 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gironville-sur-Essonne

Canton: Milly-la-Forêt

Arrondissement: Évry

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91720

Distance to Gironville-sur-Essonne

from Evry (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 54 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gironville-sur-Essonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boigneville, Buno-Bonnevaux, Champmotteux, Courdimanche-sur-Essonne, Maisse, Prunay-sur-Essonne, Tousson and Valpuiseaux.

This page in French: Visiter Gironville-sur-Essonne

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