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Vaux-le-Penil is situated in the Seine-et-Marne department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 2 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Vaux-le-Penil is 44 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 6 km and Fontainebleau at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaux-le-Penil, 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 Vaux-le-Penil in Paris.

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

 
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Map of places to visit near Vaux-le-Penil

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Markets in and near Vaux-le-Penil

  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (3km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (3km)
  • Moissy-Cramayel: market Saturday (13km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Corbeil-Essonnes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Combs-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (18km)
  • Brie-Comte-Robert: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)

More information about Vaux-le-Penil, Paris

Tourist attractions near Vaux-le-Penil, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (40km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (43km)
  • Cinéaqua (47km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Jardin des Plantes (43km)
  • Catacombs (43km)
  • Place de la Bastille (43km)
  • Place des Vosges (44km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (44km)
  • Pont-Neuf (45km)
  • Saint-Eustache (45km)
  • The Louvre (45km)
  • Palais Royal (45km)
  • Orsay Museum (45km)
  • Rodin Museum (46km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (46km)
  • Palais Bourbon (46km)
  • Place Vendome (46km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (46km)
  • Place de la Concorde (46km)
  • Parc de la Villette (46km)
  • Paris Opera (46km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (46km)
  • Petit Palais (47km)
  • Grand Palais (47km)
  • Eiffel Tower (47km)
  • Champs-Elysees (47km)
  • Montmartre (47km)
  • Montmartre district (47km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (47km)
  • Parc Monceau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (39km)
  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (39km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (41km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (41km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (45km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (45km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (45km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (6km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (13km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (18km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (34km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (37km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (39km)
  • Parc de Courson (40km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (41km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (41km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (45km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (49km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (52km)
  • Parc de Versailles (52km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (54km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Noisiel (37km)
  • Etampes (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (3km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (3km)
  • Creteil (32km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (36km)
  • Gagny (42km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (42km)
  • Livry-Gargan (45km)
  • Meudon (46km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (47km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (47km)
  • Levallois-Perret (50km)
  • Courbevoie (52km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (54km)
  • Le Vesinet (57km)
  • Sens (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (39km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (43km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-le-Penil

Canton: Melun-Nord

Arrondissement: Melun

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77000

Distance to Vaux-le-Penil

from Melun (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 44 km

from Calais: 276 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 373 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vaux-le-Penil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bois-le-Roi, Boissettes, Cesson, Chartrettes, Dammarie-les-Lys, La Rochette, Le Mee-sur-Seine, Livry-sur-Seine, Maincy, Melun, Moisenay, Rubelles, Sivry-Courtry, Vert-Saint-Denis, Villiers-en-Biere and Voisenon.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-le-Penil

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