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Plessis-Saint-Benoist tourism and travel guide

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Plessis-Saint-Benoist 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 Plessis-Saint-Benoist in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 26 km and Chartres Cathedral at 38 km.

Plessis-Saint-Benoist, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

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

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer...

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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one...

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at 38 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to...

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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

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

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

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at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is...

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight...

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Markets in and near Plessis-Saint-Benoist

  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (17km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (24km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (28km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (29km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Plessis-Saint-Benoist, France

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


  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (51km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (53km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (26km)
  • Maison des Jardies (45km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (46km)
  • Pantheon (51km)
  • Vincennes Chateau (54km)

Other tourist attractions

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (12km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (27km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (32km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (38km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (18km)
  • Parc de Courson (20km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (26km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (27km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (40km)
  • Parc de Versailles (41km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (41km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (41km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (42km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (22km)
  • Château de Sauvage (25km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (27km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (29km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (12km)
  • Rambouillet (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (24km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (40km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (42km)
  • Meudon (44km)
  • Creteil (50km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (52km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (53km)

Geography and distances

Plessis-Saint-Benoist is in the Paris region of France at 37 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Plessis-Saint-Benoist is 52 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plessis-Saint-Benoist

Canton: Dourdan

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91410

Distance to Plessis-Saint-Benoist

from Evry (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 52 km

from Calais: 279 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Plessis-Saint-Benoist from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authon-la-Plaine, Boutervilliers, Chalo-Saint-Mars, Chatignonville, Corbreuse, La Foret-le-Roi, Merobert, Oysonville, Richarville and Saint-Hilaire.

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