Marcoussis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 20 km from Marcoussis

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Marcoussis 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 Marcoussis in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 20 km and Catacombs at 23 km.

Marcoussis, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

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

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 24 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 24 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 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 25 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 25 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 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 25 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 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 25 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 26 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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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

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

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is...

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Markets in and near Marcoussis

  • Montlhery: market Monday (3km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (6km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)

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Tourist attractions near Marcoussis, France

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

Aquarium

  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (24km)
  • Cinéaqua (25km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (25km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (23km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (24km)
  • Eiffel Tower (24km)
  • Rodin Museum (24km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (25km)
  • Pont-Neuf (25km)
  • Orsay Museum (25km)
  • Palais Bourbon (25km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (25km)
  • Place de la Bastille (25km)
  • The Louvre (25km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (26km)
  • Grand Palais (26km)
  • Petit Palais (26km)
  • Place des Vosges (26km)
  • Place de la Concorde (26km)
  • Champs-Elysees (26km)
  • Saint-Eustache (26km)
  • Palais Royal (26km)
  • Place Vendome (26km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (26km)
  • Paris Opera (27km)
  • Parc Monceau (27km)
  • Montmartre (28km)
  • Montmartre district (28km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (28km)
  • Parc de la Villette (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (14km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (25km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (25km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (25km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (26km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (26km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (29km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (32km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (33km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (34km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (6km)
  • Parc de Courson (8km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (14km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (15km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (15km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (16km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (20km)
  • Parc de Versailles (20km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (21km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (26km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (26km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (28km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (30km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (30km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (34km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (36km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (36km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (40km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (16km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (22km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (24km)
  • Murs à pêches (30km)
  • Château de Sauvage (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (24km)
  • Rambouillet (30km)
  • Noisiel (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (15km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (16km)
  • Meudon (19km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (23km)
  • Creteil (23km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (26km)
  • Courbevoie (28km)
  • Levallois-Perret (28km)
  • Le Vesinet (29km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (32km)
  • Melun (33km)
  • Gagny (35km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (37km)
  • Livry-Gargan (38km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (39km)
  • Moutiers (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (25km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marcoussis is in the Paris region of France at 15 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Marcoussis is 25 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcoussis

Canton: Montlhéry

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91460

Distance to Marcoussis

from Evry (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 25 km

from Calais: 258 km

from Nice: 672 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpajon, Ballainvilliers, Bretigny-sur-Orge, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, Fontenay-les-Briis, Janvry, La Ville-du-Bois, Les Ulis, Leuville-sur-Orge, Linas, Longjumeau, Longpont-sur-Orge, Montlhery, Nozay, Ollainville, Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon, Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard, Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Villejust and Villiers-sur-Orge.

This page in French: Visiter Marcoussis

 
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