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La Ville-du-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 19 km from La Ville-du-Bois

Visit La Ville-du-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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La Ville-du-Bois is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 19 km and Catacombs at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Ville-du-Bois, 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 Ville-du-Bois in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Catacombs

Catacombs

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 22 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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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Notre Dame cathedral guide
Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris

Paris

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Paris guide
River Seine

River Seine

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See The Louvre guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens in the...

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Map of places to visit near La Ville-du-Bois

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Markets in and near La Ville-du-Bois

  • Montlhery: market Monday (2km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (8km)
  • Juvisy-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)

More information about La Ville-du-Bois, Paris

Tourist attractions near La Ville-du-Bois, France

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

Aquarium

  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (21km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (22km)
  • Cinéaqua (22km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (20km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (21km)
  • Rodin Museum (22km)
  • Eiffel Tower (22km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (22km)
  • Pont-Neuf (22km)
  • Orsay Museum (23km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (23km)
  • Place de la Bastille (23km)
  • Palais Bourbon (23km)
  • Place des Vosges (23km)
  • The Louvre (23km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (23km)
  • Grand Palais (23km)
  • Petit Palais (23km)
  • Place de la Concorde (23km)
  • Saint-Eustache (23km)
  • Palais Royal (23km)
  • Champs-Elysees (23km)
  • Place Vendome (23km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (24km)
  • Paris Opera (24km)
  • Parc Monceau (24km)
  • Montmartre district (26km)
  • Montmartre (26km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (26km)
  • Parc de la Villette (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (22km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (22km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (23km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (23km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (27km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (28km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (31km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (31km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (32km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (8km)
  • Parc de Courson (11km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (12km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (12km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (17km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (18km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (19km)
  • Parc de Versailles (19km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (20km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (23km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (25km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (29km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (29km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (33km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (41km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (18km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (26km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Château de Sauvage (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (26km)
  • Rambouillet (33km)
  • Noisiel (34km)
  • Pontoise (45km)
  • Meaux (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (13km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (15km)
  • Meudon (17km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (20km)
  • Creteil (20km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (25km)
  • Levallois-Perret (26km)
  • Courbevoie (26km)
  • Le Vesinet (28km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (30km)
  • Melun (32km)
  • Gagny (32km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (34km)
  • Livry-Gargan (35km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (36km)
  • Moutiers (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (22km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Ville-du-Bois is in the Paris region of France at 13 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: La Ville-du-Bois is 22 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ville-du-Bois

Canton: Montlhéry

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91620

Distance to La Ville-du-Bois

from Evry (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 22 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 672 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 403 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Ville-du-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballainvilliers, Champlan, Chilly-Mazarin, Epinay-sur-Orge, Le Plessis-Pate, Leuville-sur-Orge, Linas, Longjumeau, Longpont-sur-Orge, Marcoussis, Montlhery, Morangis, Morsang-sur-Orge, Nozay, Orsay, Palaiseau, Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, Sainte-Genevieve-Des-Bois, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Villebon-sur-Yvette, Villejust, Villemoisson-sur-Orge and Villiers-sur-Orge.

This page in French: Visiter La Ville-du-Bois

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