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Torfou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Versailles Palace at 31 km from Torfou

Visit Torfou: highlights and tourist information

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Torfou is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 31 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Torfou, 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 Torfou in Paris.

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 36 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

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

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

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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

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

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

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Paris

Paris

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

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

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River Seine

River Seine

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

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

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Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 38 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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Map of places to visit near Torfou

 
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Markets in and near Torfou

  • Arpajon: market Friday (7km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (13km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Torfou, France

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

Aquarium

  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (36km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (37km)
  • Cinéaqua (37km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (35km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (36km)
  • Rodin Museum (37km)
  • Eiffel Tower (37km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (37km)
  • Pont-Neuf (37km)
  • Place de la Bastille (37km)
  • Orsay Museum (37km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (37km)
  • Palais Bourbon (38km)
  • Place des Vosges (38km)
  • The Louvre (38km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (38km)
  • Grand Palais (38km)
  • Petit Palais (38km)
  • Place de la Concorde (38km)
  • Saint-Eustache (38km)
  • Champs-Elysees (38km)
  • Palais Royal (38km)
  • Place Vendome (38km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (38km)
  • Paris Opera (39km)
  • Parc Monceau (39km)
  • Montmartre (41km)
  • Montmartre district (41km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (41km)
  • Parc de la Villette (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (12km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (13km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (27km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (37km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (38km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (38km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (38km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (42km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (46km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (2km)
  • Parc de Courson (10km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (15km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (21km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (22km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (27km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (27km)
  • Parc de Versailles (32km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (32km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (34km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (36km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (38km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (38km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (38km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (41km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (42km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (45km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (24km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (27km)
  • Château de Sauvage (36km)
  • Murs à pêches (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (11km)
  • Rambouillet (32km)
  • Noisiel (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (28km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (29km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (31km)
  • Meudon (31km)
  • Melun (32km)
  • Creteil (33km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (34km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (39km)
  • Courbevoie (41km)
  • Levallois-Perret (41km)
  • Le Vesinet (41km)
  • Moutiers (42km)
  • Gagny (46km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (48km)
  • Livry-Gargan (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (36km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (36km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (39km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Torfou is in the Paris region of France at 18 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Torfou is 37 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Torfou

Canton: Étréchy

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91730

Distance to Torfou

from Evry (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 37 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 406 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Torfou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvers-Saint-Georges, Avrainville, Boissy-sous-Saint-Yon, Bouray-sur-Juine, Breuillet, Breux-Jouy, Chamarande, Chauffour-les-Etrechy, Cheptainville, Egly, Etrechy, Guibeville, Janville-sur-Juine, Lardy, Marolles-en-Hurepoix, Mauchamps, Saint-Sulpice-de-Favieres, Saint-Yon and Souzy-la-Briche.

This page in French: Visiter Torfou

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