Janvry tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 18 km from Janvry

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Janvry 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 Janvry in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 18 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 25 km.

Janvry, 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 18 km (direction ), in the Yvelines department

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

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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 now the summer residence for...

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at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 26 km (direction north-east), 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 27 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

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

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

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

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

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

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

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Markets in and near Janvry

  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (9km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (9km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Janvry, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (26km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (26km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (28km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (25km)
  • Eiffel Tower (26km)
  • Rodin Museum (26km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (27km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (27km)
  • Palais Bourbon (27km)
  • Orsay Museum (27km)
  • Grand Palais (27km)
  • Pont-Neuf (27km)
  • Petit Palais (27km)
  • Champs-Elysees (27km)
  • Place de la Concorde (27km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (27km)
  • The Louvre (27km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (28km)
  • Palais Royal (28km)
  • Place Vendome (28km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (28km)
  • Saint-Eustache (28km)
  • Place de la Bastille (28km)
  • Place des Vosges (28km)
  • Paris Opera (28km)
  • Parc Monceau (28km)
  • Montmartre district (30km)
  • Montmartre (30km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (30km)
  • Parc de la Villette (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (10km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (24km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (27km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (28km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (28km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (28km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (29km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (33km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (35km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (2km)
  • Parc de Courson (5km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (10km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (16km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (16km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (17km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (18km)
  • Parc de Versailles (18km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (21km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (25km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (28km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (28km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (28km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (33km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (36km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (40km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (42km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (11km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (16km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (19km)
  • Château de Sauvage (31km)
  • Murs à pêches (33km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (23km)
  • Rambouillet (24km)
  • Noisiel (42km)
  • Pontoise (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (16km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (17km)
  • Meudon (19km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (26km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (27km)
  • Le Vesinet (28km)
  • Creteil (28km)
  • Courbevoie (29km)
  • Levallois-Perret (29km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (38km)
  • Gagny (39km)
  • Melun (39km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (39km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (40km)
  • Livry-Gargan (41km)
  • Moutiers (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (27km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (36km)

Geography and distances

Janvry is in the Paris region of France at 21 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Janvry is 27 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Janvry

Canton: Limours

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91640

Distance to Janvry

from Evry (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 27 km

from Calais: 257 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briis-sous-Forges, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, Bures-sur-Yvette, Fontenay-les-Briis, Forges-les-Bains, Gometz-la-Ville, Gometz-le-Chatel, Les Ulis, Limours, Marcoussis, Ollainville, Orsay, Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard, Vaugrigneuse and Villebon-sur-Yvette.

This page in French: Visiter Janvry