Le Plessis-Pate tourism and travel guide

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Le Plessis-Pate 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 Le Plessis-Pate in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Catacombs at 25 km and Versailles Palace at 26 km.

Le Plessis-Pate, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

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

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal residence for...

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

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

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River Seine

River Seine

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

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

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

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 27 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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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 28 km (direction north-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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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Le Plessis-Pate

  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (2km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (5km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (6km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Ris-Orangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Juvisy-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Plessis-Pate, France

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


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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (25km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (26km)
  • Place de la Bastille (27km)
  • Rodin Museum (27km)
  • Pont-Neuf (27km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (27km)
  • Place des Vosges (27km)
  • Eiffel Tower (27km)
  • Orsay Museum (28km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (28km)
  • The Louvre (28km)
  • Palais Bourbon (28km)
  • Saint-Eustache (28km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (28km)
  • Palais Royal (28km)
  • Place de la Concorde (28km)
  • Petit Palais (28km)
  • Grand Palais (28km)
  • Place Vendome (28km)
  • Champs-Elysees (28km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (29km)
  • Paris Opera (29km)
  • Parc Monceau (30km)
  • Montmartre (30km)
  • Montmartre district (30km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (31km)
  • Parc de la Villette (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (23km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (25km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (25km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (27km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (27km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (28km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (39km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (13km)
  • Parc de Courson (13km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (13km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (18km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (18km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (22km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (24km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (26km)
  • Parc de Versailles (26km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (26km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (28km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (29km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (31km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (34km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (36km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (36km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (38km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (41km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (24km)
  • Murs à pêches (30km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (30km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Château de Sauvage (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (23km)
  • Noisiel (35km)
  • Rambouillet (37km)
  • Meaux (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (19km)
  • Creteil (21km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (22km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (22km)
  • Meudon (23km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (24km)
  • Melun (26km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (31km)
  • Levallois-Perret (32km)
  • Courbevoie (32km)
  • Gagny (34km)
  • Le Vesinet (34km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (37km)
  • Livry-Gargan (37km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (42km)
  • Moutiers (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (25km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (26km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (30km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (48km)

Geography and distances

Le Plessis-Pate is in the Paris region of France at 8 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Le Plessis-Pate is 27 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Plessis-Pate

Canton: Brétigny-sur-Orge

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91220

Distance to Le Plessis-Pate

from Evry (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 27 km

from Calais: 262 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Plessis-Pate from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpajon, Bondoufle, Bretigny-sur-Orge, Fleury-Merogis, Grigny, Guibeville, La Norville, La Ville-du-Bois, Leudeville, Leuville-sur-Orge, Linas, Longpont-sur-Orge, Marolles-en-Hurepoix, Montlhery, Morsang-sur-Orge, Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon, Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, Sainte-Genevieve-Des-Bois, Vert-le-Grand, Villemoisson-sur-Orge and Villiers-sur-Orge.

This page in French: Visiter Le Plessis-Pate