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La Foret-Sainte-Croix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Yevre-le-Chatel at 26 km from La Foret-Sainte-Croix

Visit La Foret-Sainte-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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La Foret-Sainte-Croix is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 26 km and Fontainebleau at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Foret-Sainte-Croix, 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-Sainte-Croix in Paris.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


Castle at 35 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

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

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 41 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 Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 42 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


at 43 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
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

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

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Bellegarde guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 47 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


at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide


at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide

Map of places to visit near La Foret-Sainte-Croix


Markets in and near La Foret-Sainte-Croix

  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (7km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (23km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about La Foret-Sainte-Croix, Paris

Tourist attractions near La Foret-Sainte-Croix, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (8km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (8km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (33km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (14km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (19km)
  • Parc de Courson (25km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (31km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (35km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (36km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (41km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (42km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (43km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (43km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (44km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (37km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (38km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (40km)
  • Château de Sauvage (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (7km)
  • Rambouillet (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (35km)
  • Moutiers (35km)
  • Melun (36km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (44km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (45km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (45km)
  • Creteil (47km)

Geography and distances

La Foret-Sainte-Croix is in the Paris region of France at 30 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: La Foret-Sainte-Croix is 53 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Foret-Sainte-Croix

Canton: Méréville

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91150

Distance to La Foret-Sainte-Croix

from Evry (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 53 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbeville-la-Riviere, Arrancourt, Bois-Herpin, Boissy-la-Riviere, Bouville, Etampes, Fontaine-la-Riviere, Marolles-en-Beauce, Mespuits, Ormoy-la-Riviere, Puiselet-le-Marais, Roinvilliers and Valpuiseaux.

This page in French: Visiter La Foret-Sainte-Croix

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