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La Foret-le-Roi tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Foret-le-Roi in Essonne

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 25 km from La Foret-le-Roi

Visit La Foret-le-Roi: highlights and tourist information

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La Foret-le-Roi is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 25 km and Versailles Palace at 37 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Foret-le-Roi, 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 Foret-le-Roi in Paris.

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 41 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be...

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty...

See Chartres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Eiffel Tower guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide


National Monument at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Pantheon guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Notre Dame cathedral guide


Church at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Sainte-Chapelle guide


National Monument at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Musee de l'Orangerie guide
Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and...

See Jardin des Tuileries guide

Map of places to visit near La Foret-le-Roi


Markets in and near La Foret-le-Roi

  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (20km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (20km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (24km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (27km)

More information about La Foret-le-Roi, Paris

Tourist attractions near La Foret-le-Roi, France

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


  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (46km)
  • Cinéaqua (46km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (48km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (45km)
  • Eiffel Tower (46km)
  • Rodin Museum (46km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (47km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (47km)
  • Palais Bourbon (47km)
  • Orsay Museum (47km)
  • Pont-Neuf (47km)
  • Grand Palais (47km)
  • Petit Palais (47km)
  • Champs-Elysees (47km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (47km)
  • Place de la Concorde (47km)
  • The Louvre (48km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (48km)
  • Place de la Bastille (48km)
  • Palais Royal (48km)
  • Place Vendome (48km)
  • Saint-Eustache (48km)
  • Place des Vosges (48km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (48km)
  • Paris Opera (48km)
  • Parc Monceau (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (10km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (24km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (27km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (43km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (47km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (48km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (48km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (48km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (14km)
  • Parc de Courson (15km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (22km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (22km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (32km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (36km)
  • Parc de Versailles (37km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (37km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (37km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (37km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (41km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (44km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (46km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (48km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (20km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (24km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (24km)
  • Château de Sauvage (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (10km)
  • Rambouillet (24km)
  • Noisiel (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (28km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (35km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (37km)
  • Meudon (40km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (44km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (45km)
  • Creteil (46km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (46km)
  • Gagny (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (46km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (47km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (47km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (48km)

Geography and distances

La Foret-le-Roi is in the Paris region of France at 33 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: La Foret-le-Roi is 47 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Foret-le-Roi

Canton: Dourdan

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91410

Distance to La Foret-le-Roi

from Evry (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 47 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 666 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Foret-le-Roi from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boissy-le-Sec, Boutervilliers, Chalo-Saint-Mars, Dourdan, Les Granges-le-Roi, Plessis-Saint-Benoist, Richarville, Roinville, Saint-Hilaire and Sermaise.

This page in French: Visiter La Foret-le-Roi

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