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Villiers-sur-Orge tourism and travel guide

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Catacombs at 20 km and Versailles Palace at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villiers-sur-Orge, 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 Villiers-sur-Orge in Paris.

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

Catacombs

Catacombs

at 20 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

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

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Pantheon

Pantheon

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

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

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

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

See Notre Dame cathedral guide
Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

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

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

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Conciergerie

Conciergerie

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

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

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

See Eiffel Tower guide
River Seine

River Seine

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See River Seine guide
Paris

Paris

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Paris guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See The Louvre guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vincennes guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 23 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 23 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Villiers-sur-Orge

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Markets in and near Villiers-sur-Orge

  • Montlhery: market Monday (3km)
  • Morsang-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Bretigny-sur-Orge: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Juvisy-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Grigny: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Palaiseau: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Paray-Vieille-Poste: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Ris-Orangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-sur-Orge, France

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

Aquarium

  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (21km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (21km)
  • Cinéaqua (23km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (20km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (21km)
  • Rodin Museum (22km)
  • Eiffel Tower (22km)
  • Place de la Bastille (22km)
  • Pont-Neuf (22km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (23km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (23km)
  • Place des Vosges (23km)
  • Orsay Museum (23km)
  • Palais Bourbon (23km)
  • The Louvre (23km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (23km)
  • Saint-Eustache (23km)
  • Palais Royal (23km)
  • Place de la Concorde (23km)
  • Petit Palais (23km)
  • Grand Palais (23km)
  • Champs-Elysees (23km)
  • Place Vendome (24km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (24km)
  • Paris Opera (24km)
  • Parc Monceau (25km)
  • Montmartre (26km)
  • Montmartre district (26km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (26km)
  • Parc de la Villette (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (22km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (22km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (23km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (23km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (28km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (28km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (30km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (34km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (10km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (13km)
  • Parc de Courson (13km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (13km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (17km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (20km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (21km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (21km)
  • Parc de Versailles (21km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (23km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (26km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (27km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (31km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (31km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (32km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (38km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (41km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Chevreuse (20km)
  • Murs à pêches (26km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (27km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (29km)
  • Château de Sauvage (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (26km)
  • Noisiel (33km)
  • Rambouillet (35km)
  • Pontoise (46km)
  • Meaux (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (14km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (17km)
  • Meudon (18km)
  • Creteil (19km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (19km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (26km)
  • Levallois-Perret (27km)
  • Courbevoie (27km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (28km)
  • Le Vesinet (29km)
  • Melun (29km)
  • Gagny (31km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (33km)
  • Livry-Gargan (34km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (37km)
  • Moutiers (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (21km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villiers-sur-Orge is in the Paris region of France at 10 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Villiers-sur-Orge is 22 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-sur-Orge

Canton: Longjumeau

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91700

Distance to Villiers-sur-Orge

from Evry (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 22 km

from Calais: 257 km

from Nice: 670 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villiers-sur-Orge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballainvilliers, Bondoufle, Bretigny-sur-Orge, Champlan, Chilly-Mazarin, Epinay-sur-Orge, Fleury-Merogis, Juvisy-sur-Orge, La Ville-du-Bois, Le Plessis-Pate, Leuville-sur-Orge, Linas, Longjumeau, Longpont-sur-Orge, Marcoussis, Montlhery, Morangis, Morsang-sur-Orge, Nozay, Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, Sainte-Genevieve-Des-Bois, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Savigny-sur-Orge, Villebon-sur-Yvette, Villejust, Villemoisson-sur-Orge and Viry-Chatillon.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-sur-Orge

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