Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry is situated in the Seine-et-Marne 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 Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 15 km and Fontainebleau at 19 km.

Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important classical style...

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Castle at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

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at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne is a beautifully restored 18th century chateau with...

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National Monument at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the city, near many...

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Church at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry

  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (10km)
  • Corbeil-Essonnes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Moissy-Cramayel: market Saturday (13km)
  • Ris-Orangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Combs-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (35km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (38km)
  • Cinéaqua (41km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (37km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (37km)
  • Place de la Bastille (38km)
  • Place des Vosges (38km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (39km)
  • Pont-Neuf (39km)
  • Rodin Museum (39km)
  • Saint-Eustache (39km)
  • The Louvre (39km)
  • Orsay Museum (40km)
  • Palais Royal (40km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (40km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (40km)
  • Palais Bourbon (40km)
  • Eiffel Tower (40km)
  • Place Vendome (40km)
  • Place de la Concorde (40km)
  • Petit Palais (41km)
  • Grand Palais (41km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (41km)
  • Paris Opera (41km)
  • Champs-Elysees (41km)
  • Parc de la Villette (42km)
  • Montmartre district (42km)
  • Montmartre (42km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (42km)
  • Parc Monceau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (28km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (30km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (37km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (38km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (39km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (40km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (51km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (55km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Courances (10km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (15km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (19km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (22km)
  • Parc de Courson (28km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (30km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (31km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (33km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (37km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (40km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (40km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (41km)
  • Parc de Versailles (42km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (42km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (46km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (38km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (40km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (27km)
  • Noisiel (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (10km)
  • Melun (11km)
  • Creteil (28km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (31km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (34km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (38km)
  • Meudon (38km)
  • Gagny (40km)
  • Livry-Gargan (44km)
  • Levallois-Perret (44km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (45km)
  • Courbevoie (45km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (46km)
  • Le Vesinet (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (35km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (37km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (38km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry is in the Paris region of France at 11 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry is 39 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry

Canton: Perthes

Arrondissement: Melun

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77310

Distance to Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry

from Melun (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 39 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvernaux, Boissise-la-Bertrand, Boissise-le-Roi, Champcueil, Chevannes, Le Coudray-Montceaux, Mennecy, Morsang-sur-Seine, Nainville-les-Roches, Ormoy, Perthes, Pringy, Saint-Germain-sur-Ecole, Saint-Sauveur-sur-Ecole, Savigny-le-Temple, Seine-Port and Soisy-sur-Ecole.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry


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