Wissous tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Catacombs at 11 km from Wissous

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Wissous 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 Wissous in Paris.

Popular places to visit nearby include Catacombs at 11 km and Pantheon at 13 km.

Wissous, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 13 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 13 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 14 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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Church at 14 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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National Monument at 14 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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River Seine

River Seine

at 14 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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at 14 km (direction ), in the Paris department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Paris department

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

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Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Val-de-Marne department

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

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 15 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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at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

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Map of places to visit near Wissous


Markets in and near Wissous

  • Fresnes: market Sunday (3km)
  • Paray-Vieille-Poste: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Antony: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Chilly-Mazarin: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Massy: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Longjumeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Chatenay-Malabry: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Bourg-la-Reine: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Orly: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Juvisy-sur-Orge: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)

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Tourist attractions near Wissous, France

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


  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (13km)
  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (13km)
  • Cinéaqua (15km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (11km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (13km)
  • Rodin Museum (14km)
  • Place de la Bastille (14km)
  • Pont-Neuf (14km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (14km)
  • Place des Vosges (14km)
  • Orsay Museum (14km)
  • Eiffel Tower (14km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (14km)
  • The Louvre (14km)
  • Palais Bourbon (15km)
  • Saint-Eustache (15km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (15km)
  • Palais Royal (15km)
  • Place de la Concorde (15km)
  • Petit Palais (15km)
  • Grand Palais (15km)
  • Place Vendome (15km)
  • Champs-Elysees (15km)
  • Eglise de la Madeleine (15km)
  • Paris Opera (16km)
  • Parc Monceau (17km)
  • Montmartre district (17km)
  • Montmartre (17km)
  • Basilica de Sacre Coeur (17km)
  • Parc de la Villette (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (14km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (14km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (14km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (15km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (15km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Denis (Saint-Denis) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (29km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (30km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (31km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (35km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Val (Meriel) (40km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Royaumont (Asnieres-sur-Oise) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (5km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (7km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (14km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (15km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (15km)
  • Parc de Versailles (17km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (17km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (19km)
  • Parc de Courson (20km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (23km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (24km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (25km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (26km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (34km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (37km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (39km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (42km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Murs à pêches (18km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (22km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (29km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Château de Sauvage (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Noisiel (26km)
  • Etampes (35km)
  • Rambouillet (38km)
  • Pontoise (39km)
  • Meaux (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Plessis-Robinson (7km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (11km)
  • Meudon (11km)
  • Creteil (12km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (12km)
  • Levallois-Perret (18km)
  • Courbevoie (19km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (20km)
  • Le Vesinet (23km)
  • Gagny (23km)
  • Aulnay-sous-Bois (25km)
  • Livry-Gargan (26km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (28km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (31km)
  • Melun (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (13km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (42km)

Geography and distances

Wissous is in the Paris region of France at 14 kilometres from Evry, the department capital (general information: Wissous is 14 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wissous

Canton: Chilly-Mazarin

Arrondissement: Palaiseau

Department: Essonne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 91320

Distance to Wissous

from Evry (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 14 km

from Calais: 249 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antony, Athis-Mons, Bourg-la-Reine, Champlan, Chatenay-Malabry, Chevilly-Larue, Chilly-Mazarin, Choisy-le-Roi, Draveil, Fresnes, Juvisy-sur-Orge, Le Plessis-Robinson, Longjumeau, Massy, Morangis, Orly, Palaiseau, Paray-Vieille-Poste, Rungis, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Sceaux, Thiais, Verrieres-le-Buisson and Villeneuve-le-Roi.

This page in French: Visiter Wissous