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La Ferte-Alais tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Ferte-Alais: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferte-Alais is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontainebleau at 27 km and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Ferte-Alais, 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 La Ferte-Alais in Paris.

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

Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 27 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 28 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...

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Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

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

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Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Paris department

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an...

See Chateau de Vincennes guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the city,...

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Paris

Paris

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near La Ferte-Alais

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Markets in and near La Ferte-Alais

  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (14km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Corbeil-Essonnes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (18km)
  • Ris-Orangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near La Ferte-Alais, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (39km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (40km)
  • Cinéaqua (42km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (15km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (17km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (21km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (41km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (41km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (42km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (49km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (10km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (10km)
  • Parc de Courson (20km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (24km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (27km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (28km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (32km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (32km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (33km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (40km)
  • Parc de Versailles (40km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (40km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (42km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (43km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (45km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (45km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (51km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (33km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (37km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (38km)
  • Murs à pêches (43km)
  • Château de Sauvage (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (14km)
  • Rambouillet (42km)
  • Noisiel (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (22km)
  • Melun (24km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (34km)
  • Creteil (34km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (36km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (36km)
  • Meudon (37km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (46km)
  • Gagny (47km)
  • Moutiers (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (39km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (40km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (44km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (51km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Ferte-Alais is in the Paris region of France at 17 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: La Ferte-Alais is 41 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferte-Alais

Canton: Ferté-Alais

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91590

Distance to La Ferte-Alais

from Evry (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 41 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Ferte-Alais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballancourt-sur-Essonne, Baulne, Boissy-le-Cutte, Bouray-sur-Juine, Boutigny-sur-Essonne, Bouville, Cerny, d'Huison-Longueville, Guigneville-sur-Essonne, Itteville, Mondeville, Orveau and Vayres-sur-Essonne.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferte-Alais

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