Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon in Essonne

Photo is of Versailles Palace at 25 km from Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon

Visit Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book a visit

Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon 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 Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 25 km and Catacombs at 27 km.

Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon, 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 25 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


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide


National Monument at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Pantheon guide
Advertisement (place your advert here)
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Eiffel Tower guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 30 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


Church at 30 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


National Monument at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Paris guide
River Seine

River Seine

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See River Seine guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See The Louvre guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Musee de l'Orangerie guide
Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near the...

See Jardin des Tuileries guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 31 km (direction 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

Arrange a visit to Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon best prices


For great prices on car hire throughout France and Corsica please visit our recommended partner at

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon

  • Arpajon: market Friday (1km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (5km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Ris-Orangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)

More information about Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon, Paris

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon, France

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


  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (28km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (29km)
  • Cinéaqua (30km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (27km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (29km)
  • Rodin Museum (29km)
  • Eiffel Tower (29km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (30km)
  • Pont-Neuf (30km)
  • Place de la Bastille (30km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (30km)
  • Orsay Museum (30km)
  • Palais Bourbon (30km)
  • Place des Vosges (30km)
  • The Louvre (30km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (30km)
  • Grand Palais (30km)
  • Petit Palais (30km)
  • Place de la Concorde (30km)
  • Saint-Eustache (31km)
  • Palais Royal (31km)
  • Champs-Elysees (31km)
  • Place Vendome (31km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (31km)
  • Paris Opera (31km)
  • Parc Monceau (32km)
  • Montmartre (33km)
  • Montmartre district (33km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (33km)
  • Parc de la Villette (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (19km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (30km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (30km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (30km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (30km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (37km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (38km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Courson (8km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (9km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (10km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (20km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (20km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (20km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (23km)
  • Parc de Versailles (25km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (25km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (27km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (31km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (31km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (34km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (36km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (38km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (39km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (39km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (20km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (26km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Murs à pêches (33km)
  • Château de Sauvage (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (19km)
  • Rambouillet (32km)
  • Noisiel (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (21km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (22km)
  • Meudon (24km)
  • Creteil (26km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (26km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (29km)
  • Melun (30km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (32km)
  • Courbevoie (33km)
  • Levallois-Perret (33km)
  • Le Vesinet (34km)
  • Gagny (38km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (41km)
  • Livry-Gargan (41km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (44km)
  • Moutiers (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (29km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (31km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon is in the Paris region of France at 13 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon is 30 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon

Canton: Arpajon

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91180

Distance to Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon

from Evry (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 30 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpajon, Avrainville, Boissy-sous-Saint-Yon, Bretigny-sur-Orge, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, Cheptainville, Egly, Guibeville, La Norville, Le Plessis-Pate, Leudeville, Leuville-sur-Orge, Linas, Longpont-sur-Orge, Marcoussis, Marolles-en-Hurepoix, Montlhery, Ollainville, Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, Saint-Sulpice-de-Favieres, Saint-Vrain, Saint-Yon and Sainte-Genevieve-Des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon


Advertise on this site - ad on this page 6 euros / pounds per year