Saint-Michel-sur-Orge tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Michel-sur-Orge 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-Michel-sur-Orge in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Catacombs at 23 km and Versailles Palace at 23 km.

Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Catacombs

Catacombs

at 23 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 24 km (direction 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 24 km (direction 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 25 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris

Paris

at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Michel-sur-Orge

  • Montlhery: market Monday (2km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (6km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Ris-Orangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Juvisy-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, France

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

Aquarium

  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (24km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (24km)
  • Cinéaqua (26km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (23km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (24km)
  • Rodin Museum (25km)
  • Place de la Bastille (25km)
  • Pont-Neuf (25km)
  • Eiffel Tower (25km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (25km)
  • Place des Vosges (25km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (26km)
  • Orsay Museum (26km)
  • The Louvre (26km)
  • Palais Bourbon (26km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (26km)
  • Saint-Eustache (26km)
  • Palais Royal (26km)
  • Place de la Concorde (26km)
  • Petit Palais (26km)
  • Grand Palais (26km)
  • Champs-Elysees (26km)
  • Place Vendome (26km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (27km)
  • Paris Opera (27km)
  • Parc Monceau (28km)
  • Montmartre (29km)
  • Montmartre district (29km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (29km)
  • Parc de la Villette (30km)

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) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (25km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (25km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (25km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (26km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (26km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (28km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (36km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (11km)
  • Parc de Courson (12km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (14km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (16km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (16km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (21km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (24km)
  • Parc de Versailles (24km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (24km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (24km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (26km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (29km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (31km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (33km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (33km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (36km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (39km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (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 (21km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (28km)
  • Murs à pêches (28km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (30km)
  • Château de Sauvage (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (24km)
  • Noisiel (35km)
  • Rambouillet (35km)
  • Meaux (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (17km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (19km)
  • Creteil (21km)
  • Meudon (21km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (21km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (27km)
  • Melun (28km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (29km)
  • Levallois-Perret (29km)
  • Courbevoie (30km)
  • Le Vesinet (32km)
  • Gagny (33km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (36km)
  • Livry-Gargan (36km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (40km)
  • Moutiers (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (24km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (24km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-sur-Orge is in the Paris region of France at 9 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-sur-Orge is 25 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-sur-Orge

Canton: Saint-Michel-sur-Orge

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91240

Distance to Saint-Michel-sur-Orge

from Evry (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 25 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Michel-sur-Orge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpajon, Ballainvilliers, Bondoufle, Bretigny-sur-Orge, Egly, Epinay-sur-Orge, Fleury-Merogis, La Norville, La Ville-du-Bois, Le Plessis-Pate, Leuville-sur-Orge, Linas, Longpont-sur-Orge, Marcoussis, Montlhery, Morsang-sur-Orge, Nozay, Saint-Germain-les-Arpajon, Sainte-Genevieve-Des-Bois, Savigny-sur-Orge, Villejust, Villemoisson-sur-Orge, Villiers-sur-Orge and Viry-Chatillon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-sur-Orge

 
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