Limours tourism and travel guide

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Visit Limours: highlights and tourist information

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Limours is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 26 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Limours is 31 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 18 km and Catacombs at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Limours, 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 Limours in Paris.

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

 
 

Map of places to visit near Limours

Markets in and near Limours

  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (14km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (14km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)

More information about Limours, Paris

Tourist attractions near Limours, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Limours.

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (29km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (29km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (32km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Paris
  • Catacombs (28km)
  • Eiffel Tower (29km)
  • Rodin Museum (29km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (29km)
  • Palais Bourbon (30km)
  • Grand Palais (30km)
  • Petit Palais (30km)
  • Orsay Museum (30km)
  • Champs-Elysees (30km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (30km)
  • Place de la Concorde (30km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (30km)
  • Pont-Neuf (30km)
  • The Louvre (31km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (31km)
  • Place Vendome (31km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (31km)
  • Palais Royal (31km)
  • Parc Monceau (31km)
  • Saint-Eustache (31km)
  • Paris Opera (31km)
  • Place de la Bastille (32km)
  • Place des Vosges (32km)
  • Montmartre district (33km)
  • Montmartre (33km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (33km)
  • Parc de la Villette (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (8km)
  • Gatinais Francais (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (9km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (25km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (26km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (30km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (31km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (31km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (31km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (32km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (33km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (39km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (45km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Breteuil (6km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (7km)
  • Parc de Courson (7km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (18km)
  • Parc de Versailles (18km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (18km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (19km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (20km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (21km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (23km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (24km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (26km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (28km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (31km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (32km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (37km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (7km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (11km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (13km)
  • Château de Sauvage (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (37km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (19km)
  • Etampes (24km)
  • Pontoise (45km)
  • Noisiel (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (17km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (20km)
  • Meudon (22km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (27km)
  • Le Vesinet (28km)
  • Courbevoie (31km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (31km)
  • Levallois-Perret (32km)
  • Creteil (32km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (41km)
  • Gagny (43km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (43km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (44km)
  • Melun (44km)
  • Moutiers (45km)
  • Livry-Gargan (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (29km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (30km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Limours

Canton: Limours

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91470

Distance to Limours

from Evry (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 31 km

from Calais: 257 km

from Nice: 679 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Limours from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angervilliers, Bonnelles, Boullay-les-Troux, Briis-sous-Forges, Bullion, Choisel, Courson-Monteloup, Fontenay-les-Briis, Forges-les-Bains, Gometz-la-Ville, Gometz-le-Chatel, Janvry, Les Molieres, Pecqueuse and Vaugrigneuse.

This page in French: Visiter Limours