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Orveau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontainebleau at 31 km from Orveau

Visit Orveau: highlights and tourist information

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Orveau is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontainebleau at 31 km and Yevre-le-Chatel at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orveau, 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 Orveau in Paris.

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

Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 31 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

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

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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 34 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...

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Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 39 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau...

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 41 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
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 42 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
Catacombs

Catacombs

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Pantheon guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vincennes guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 45 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 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Sainte-Chapelle guide
Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide

Map of places to visit near Orveau

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Markets in and near Orveau

  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (9km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (16km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (21km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Corbeil-Essonnes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Orveau, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (44km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (44km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (40km)
  • Maison des Jardies (43km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (43km)
  • Pantheon (44km)
  • Vincennes Chateau (45km)
  • Notre Dame cathedral (45km)

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (43km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (44km)
  • Place de la Bastille (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (10km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (12km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (26km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (9km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (13km)
  • Parc de Courson (20km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (26km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (30km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (34km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (36km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (36km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (41km)
  • Parc de Versailles (42km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (42km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (43km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (34km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (37km)
  • Château de Sauvage (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (9km)
  • Rambouillet (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (28km)
  • Melun (29km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (37km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (38km)
  • Creteil (39km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (41km)
  • Meudon (41km)
  • Moutiers (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (44km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orveau is in the Paris region of France at 22 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Orveau is 46 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orveau

Canton: Ferté-Alais

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91590

Distance to Orveau

from Evry (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 46 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvers-Saint-Georges, Baulne, Boissy-le-Cutte, Bouville, Cerny, d'Huison-Longueville, Guigneville-sur-Essonne, La Ferte-Alais, Puiselet-le-Marais, Valpuiseaux, Vayres-sur-Essonne and Villeneuve-sur-Auvers.

This page in French: Visiter Orveau

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