Igny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 10 km from Igny

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Igny is situated in the Essonne 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 Igny in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 10 km and Catacombs at 14 km.

Igny, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 10 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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at 14 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 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

La Conciergerie at Paris is one of the oldest and most important...

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at 16 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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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Igny

Market days in Igny: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Chatenay-Malabry: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Antony: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Fresnes: market Sunday (8km)

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Tourist attractions near Igny, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (15km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (15km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (18km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (14km)
  • Eiffel Tower (15km)
  • Rodin Museum (15km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (15km)
  • Palais Bourbon (16km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (16km)
  • Orsay Museum (16km)
  • Grand Palais (16km)
  • Petit Palais (16km)
  • Pont-Neuf (16km)
  • Champs-Elysees (16km)
  • Place de la Concorde (16km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (16km)
  • The Louvre (16km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (17km)
  • Palais Royal (17km)
  • Place Vendome (17km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (17km)
  • Saint-Eustache (17km)
  • Place de la Bastille (17km)
  • Place des Vosges (17km)
  • Paris Opera (17km)
  • Parc Monceau (17km)
  • Montmartre district (19km)
  • Montmartre (19km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (19km)
  • Parc de la Villette (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (16km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (17km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (17km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (18km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (24km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (24km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (34km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (38km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (39km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Maison de Chateaubriand (5km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (7km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (9km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (11km)
  • Parc de Versailles (11km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (11km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (15km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (16km)
  • Parc de Courson (16km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (17km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (20km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (25km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (30km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (31km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (34km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (38km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (41km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (51km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (14km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (22km)
  • Murs à pêches (23km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Château de Sauvage (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (31km)
  • Noisiel (33km)
  • Etampes (34km)
  • Pontoise (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (6km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (6km)
  • Meudon (9km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (16km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (17km)
  • Courbevoie (18km)
  • Levallois-Perret (18km)
  • Le Vesinet (19km)
  • Creteil (19km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (29km)
  • Gagny (29km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (29km)
  • Livry-Gargan (31km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (38km)
  • Melun (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (16km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (34km)

Geography and distances

Igny is in the Paris region of France at 20 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Igny is 16 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Igny

Canton: Palaiseau

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91430

Distance to Igny

from Evry (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 16 km

from Calais: 248 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 406 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antony, Bievres, Bures-sur-Yvette, Champlan, Chatenay-Malabry, Jouy-en-Josas, Le Plessis-Robinson, Les Loges-en-Josas, Les Ulis, Longjumeau, Massy, Orsay, Palaiseau, Saclay, Saint-Aubin, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Sceaux, Vauhallan, Velizy-Villacoublay, Verrieres-le-Buisson, Villebon-sur-Yvette and Villejust.

This page in French: Visiter Igny