Villiers-le-Bacle tourism and travel guide

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Villiers-le-Bacle is situated in the Essonne department and Paris region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villiers-le-Bacle in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 9 km and Eiffel Tower at 19 km.

Villiers-le-Bacle, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 9 km (direction ), in the Yvelines department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being built...

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Markets in and near Villiers-le-Bacle

  • Gif-sur-Yvette: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Orsay: market Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Igny: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Bievres: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Montigny-le-Bretonneux: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Le Chesnay: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Fontenay-le-Fleury: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Chatenay-Malabry: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-le-Bacle, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (19km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (21km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Eiffel Tower (19km)
  • Catacombs (19km)
  • Rodin Museum (20km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (20km)
  • Palais Bourbon (21km)
  • Grand Palais (21km)
  • Petit Palais (21km)
  • Champs-Elysees (21km)
  • Orsay Museum (21km)
  • Place de la Concorde (21km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (21km)
  • Pont-Neuf (21km)
  • The Louvre (22km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (22km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (22km)
  • Place Vendome (22km)
  • Parc Monceau (22km)
  • Palais Royal (22km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (22km)
  • Saint-Eustache (22km)
  • Paris Opera (22km)
  • Place des Vosges (23km)
  • Place de la Bastille (23km)
  • Montmartre (24km)
  • Montmartre district (24km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (24km)
  • Parc de la Villette (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • L'Isle-Adam (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (3km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (18km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (21km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (22km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (22km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (22km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (24km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (25km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (32km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (40km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (44km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (8km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (9km)
  • Parc de Versailles (9km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (9km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (11km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (13km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (14km)
  • Parc de Courson (14km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (16km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (19km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (22km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (23km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (24km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (25km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (29km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (38km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (47km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (54km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (55km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (58km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (7km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (15km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (19km)
  • Murs à pêches (29km)
  • Château de Sauvage (32km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (24km)
  • Etampes (32km)
  • Pontoise (36km)
  • Noisiel (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Velizy-Villacoublay (8km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (12km)
  • Meudon (13km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (17km)
  • Le Vesinet (19km)
  • Courbevoie (21km)
  • Levallois-Perret (22km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (24km)
  • Creteil (26km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (32km)
  • Gagny (35km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (35km)
  • Livry-Gargan (37km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (43km)
  • Melun (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (20km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (29km)

Geography and distances

Villiers-le-Bacle is in the Paris region of France at 25 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Villiers-le-Bacle is 22 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-le-Bacle

Canton: Bièvres

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91190

Distance to Villiers-le-Bacle

from Evry (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 22 km

from Calais: 248 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villiers-le-Bacle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boullay-les-Troux, Buc, Bures-sur-Yvette, Chateaufort, Chevreuse, Gif-sur-Yvette, Gometz-le-Chatel, Guyancourt, Jouy-en-Josas, Les Loges-en-Josas, Les Molieres, Les Ulis, Magny-les-Hameaux, Milon-la-Chapelle, Orsay, Saclay, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse, Toussus-le-Noble, Vauhallan and Voisins-le-Bretonneux.

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