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Vayres-sur-Essonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontainebleau at 26 km from Vayres-sur-Essonne

Visit Vayres-sur-Essonne: highlights and tourist information

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Vayres-sur-Essonne is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontainebleau at 26 km and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vayres-sur-Essonne, 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 Vayres-sur-Essonne in Paris.

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



Castle at 26 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


National Monument at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Pantheon guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vincennes guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Notre Dame cathedral guide


Church at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Sainte-Chapelle guide


National Monument at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide

Map of places to visit near Vayres-sur-Essonne


Markets in and near Vayres-sur-Essonne

  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (19km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Evry: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Corbeil-Essonnes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (23km)

More information about Vayres-sur-Essonne, Paris

Tourist attractions near Vayres-sur-Essonne, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (44km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Maison des Jardies (45km)
  • Rambouillet Chateau (45km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (45km)
  • Vincennes Chateau (45km)

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (14km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (16km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (22km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Courances (9km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (13km)
  • Parc de Courson (24km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (29km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (30km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (36km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (37km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (38km)
  • Parc de Versailles (44km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (44km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (45km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (46km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (37km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (40km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (14km)
  • Rambouillet (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (24km)
  • Melun (25km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (39km)
  • Creteil (39km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (41km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (41km)
  • Meudon (42km)
  • Moutiers (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (44km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (54km)

Geography and distances

Vayres-sur-Essonne is in the Paris region of France at 21 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Vayres-sur-Essonne is 46 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vayres-sur-Essonne

Canton: Ferté-Alais

Arrondissement: Étampes

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91820

Distance to Vayres-sur-Essonne

from Evry (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 46 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vayres-sur-Essonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baulne, Boissy-le-Cutte, Boutigny-sur-Essonne, Bouville, Cerny, Courdimanche-sur-Essonne, d'Huison-Longueville, Guigneville-sur-Essonne, La Ferte-Alais, Maisse, Mondeville, Orveau and Valpuiseaux.

This page in French: Visiter Vayres-sur-Essonne

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