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Villejuif tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villejuif: highlights and tourist information

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Villejuif is situated in the department and region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Catacombs at 5 km and Pantheon at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villejuif, 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 Villejuif in .

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

Catacombs

Catacombs

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

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

See Catacombs guide
Pantheon

Pantheon

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

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

See Pantheon guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Notre Dame cathedral guide
 
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Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Sainte-Chapelle guide
Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Conciergerie guide
River Seine

River Seine

at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See River Seine guide
Paris

Paris

at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Paris guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 8 km (direction north-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vincennes guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 8 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the...

See The Louvre guide
Palais-Royal

Palais-Royal

at 8 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Palais-Royal guide
Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 8 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin des Tuileries guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 9 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Musee de l'Orangerie guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 9 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

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

See Eiffel Tower guide

Map of places to visit near Villejuif

 
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Markets in and near Villejuif

  • Cachan: market Saturday (2km)
  • Le Kremlin-Bicetre: market Thursday & Sunday all day (2km)
  • Gentilly: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Ivry-sur-Seine: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (3km)
  • Bourg-la-Reine: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Bagneux: market Sunday (5km)
  • Choisy-le-Roi: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Alfortville: market every day except Monday (5km)
  • Fresnes: market Sunday (5km)
  • Maisons-Alfort: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (5km)

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Tourist attractions near Villejuif, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (6km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (6km)
  • Cinéaqua (9km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (31km)
  • Gatinais Francais (44km)
  • Oise-Pays de France (46km)
  • Vexin Francais (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (7km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (7km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (7km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (8km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (8km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (20km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (23km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (34km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (36km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (42km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (5km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (7km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (8km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (13km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (17km)
  • Parc de Versailles (18km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (18km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (19km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (21km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (23km)
  • Parc de Courson (27km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (28km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (36km)
  • Parc de l'abbaye de Royaumont (40km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (40km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (40km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (42km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (43km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Chantilly (45km)
  • Potager des Princes (46km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (11km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (26km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (34km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (38km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (43km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Noisiel (21km)
  • Pontoise (34km)
  • Meaux (42km)
  • Etampes (42km)
  • Rambouillet (43km)
  • Chantilly (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Maisons-Alfort (5km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (8km)
  • Creteil (8km)
  • Meudon (9km)
  • Levallois-Perret (13km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (13km)
  • Courbevoie (14km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (16km)
  • Gagny (16km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (18km)
  • Livry-Gargan (19km)
  • Le Vesinet (20km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (22km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (35km)
  • Melun (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (6km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (6km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (12km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (42km)
  • Parc des félins (big cats) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villejuif is in the of France at 5430 kilometres from , the department capital (general information: Villejuif is 7 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villejuif

Canton: Villejuif

Arrondissement: Haÿ-les-Roses

Department:

Region:

Postcode: 94800

Distance to Villejuif

from (prefecture): 5430 km

from Paris: 7 km

from Calais: 243 km

from Nice: 680 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alfortville, Antony, Arcueil, Bagneux, Bourg-la-Reine, Cachan, Charenton-le-Pont, Chatillon, Chevilly-Larue, Choisy-le-Roi, Fontenay-Aux-Roses, Fresnes, Gentilly, Ivry-sur-Seine, Le Kremlin-Bicetre, Maisons-Alfort, Malakoff, Montrouge, Orly, Rungis, Saint-Mande, Sceaux, Thiais, Vanves and Vitry-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Villejuif

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