Villejust tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villejust: highlights and tourist information

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Villejust is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region, in the Paris region of France at 16 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Villejust is 21 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 16 km and Catacombs at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villejust, 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 Villejust in Paris.

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

 
 

Map of places to visit near Villejust

Markets in and near Villejust

  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Montlhery: market Monday (5km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)

More information about Villejust, Paris

Tourist attractions near Villejust, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villejust.

Aquarium

  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (20km)
  • Cinéaqua (20km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Paris
  • Catacombs (18km)
  • Eiffel Tower (20km)
  • Rodin Museum (20km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (20km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (20km)
  • Orsay Museum (21km)
  • Pont-Neuf (21km)
  • Palais Bourbon (21km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (21km)
  • The Louvre (21km)
  • Grand Palais (21km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (21km)
  • Petit Palais (21km)
  • Place de la Concorde (21km)
  • Place de la Bastille (21km)
  • Champs-Elysees (21km)
  • Place des Vosges (21km)
  • Palais Royal (22km)
  • Saint-Eustache (22km)
  • Place Vendome (22km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (22km)
  • Paris Opera (22km)
  • Parc Monceau (22km)
  • Montmartre (24km)
  • Montmartre district (24km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (24km)
  • Parc de la Villette (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (19km)
  • Gatinais Francais (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (12km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (21km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (21km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (21km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (29km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (29km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (33km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (6km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (10km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (11km)
  • Parc de Courson (11km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (16km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (16km)
  • Parc de Versailles (16km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (17km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (19km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (22km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (22km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (26km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (32km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (32km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (37km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (38km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (15km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (22km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Murs à pêches (26km)
  • Château de Sauvage (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (28km)
  • Rambouillet (31km)
  • Noisiel (34km)
  • Pontoise (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (11km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (12km)
  • Meudon (14km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (19km)
  • Creteil (20km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (22km)
  • Courbevoie (24km)
  • Levallois-Perret (24km)
  • Le Vesinet (25km)
  • Gagny (31km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (33km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (34km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (34km)
  • Livry-Gargan (34km)
  • Melun (35km)
  • Moutiers (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (21km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villejust

Canton: Villebon-sur-Yvette

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91140

Distance to Villejust

from Evry (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 21 km

from Calais: 254 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballainvilliers, Bures-sur-Yvette, Champlan, Chilly-Mazarin, Igny, La Ville-du-Bois, Les Ulis, Linas, Longjumeau, Longpont-sur-Orge, Marcoussis, Massy, Montlhery, Nozay, Orsay, Palaiseau, Saclay, Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard, Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Vauhallan, Villebon-sur-Yvette and Villiers-sur-Orge.

This page in French: Visiter Villejust