Orveau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orveau: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

 
 

Map of places to visit near Orveau

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)

More information about Orveau, Paris

Tourist attractions near Orveau, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (14km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (34km)

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)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (42km)
  • Parc de 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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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