Vanves tourism and travel guide

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Vanves is situated in the department and region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vanves in .

Popular places to visit nearby include Catacombs at 3 km and Eiffel Tower at 4 km.

Vanves, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 4 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 5 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 5 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 5 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 5 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 6 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 6 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 6 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is in the...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 6 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 6 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 6 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the world and...

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at 6 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 6 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens in the heart of...

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Markets in and near Vanves

  • Chatillon: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (2km)
  • Issy-les-Moulineaux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & (3km)
  • Bagneux: market Sunday (3km)
  • Clamart: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Fontenay-Aux-Roses: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (3km)
  • Boulogne-Billancourt: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Gentilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Cachan: market Saturday (4km)
  • Le Kremlin-Bicetre: market Thursday & Sunday all day (5km)
  • Bourg-la-Reine: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)

More information about Vanves,

Tourist attractions near Vanves, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (5km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (5km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (9km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (28km)
  • Vexin Francais (43km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (5km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (6km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (6km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (6km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (12km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (17km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (18km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (44km)
  • Abbatiale Saint Nicolas (Saint-Leu-d'Esserent) (45km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Maison de Chateaubriand (6km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (6km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (6km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (7km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (11km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (13km)
  • Parc de Versailles (13km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (17km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (20km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (23km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (25km)
  • Parc de Courson (27km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (35km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (36km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (37km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (40km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (42km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (43km)
  • Potager des Princes (44km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (44km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (48km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (55km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (13km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (23km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (30km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (42km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (45km)
  • Château de Sauvage (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Noisiel (25km)
  • Pontoise (29km)
  • Rambouillet (39km)
  • Chantilly (43km)
  • Etampes (44km)
  • Meaux (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Meudon (4km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (5km)
  • Levallois-Perret (8km)
  • Courbevoie (9km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (9km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (10km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (11km)
  • Le Vesinet (14km)
  • Creteil (14km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (18km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (19km)
  • Gagny (19km)
  • Livry-Gargan (21km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (40km)
  • Melun (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (6km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (7km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (9km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (36km)

Geography and distances

Vanves is in the of France at 0 kilometres from , the department capital (general information: Vanves is 6 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vanves

Canton: Vanves

Arrondissement: Antony



Postcode: 92170

Distance to Vanves

from (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 6 km

from Calais: 239 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcueil, Bagneux, Boulogne-Billancourt, Bourg-la-Reine, Cachan, Chatillon, Chevilly-Larue, Clamart, Fontenay-Aux-Roses, Gentilly, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Le Kremlin-Bicetre, Le Plessis-Robinson, Malakoff, Meudon, Montrouge, Paris, Saint-Cloud, Sceaux, Sevres, Suresnes and Villejuif.

This page in French: Visiter Vanves