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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Essonne

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.6114860 (N 48° 36’ 41”)
Longitude2.3060400 (E 2° 18’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 41m to 97m
Surface area14.56 km²
Population25703 inhabitants
Density1765 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEvry (11.7 km, 17 min)
Insee code91103
IntercommunalityCA du Val d'Orge

Nearest cities & towns

Le Plessis-Pâté2.3 km (6 min)
Saint-Michel-sur-Orge3.8 km (9 min)
Longpont-sur-Orge4.3 km (8 min)
Leuville-sur-Orge4.7 km (10 min)
Montlhéry4.8 km (10 min)
Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois5.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Germain-lès-Arpajon5.9 km (13 min)
La Norville6.3 km (13 min)
Linas6.3 km (10 min)
Arpajon6.4 km (14 min)
Bondoufle6.6 km (11 min)
Fleury-Mérogis7.1 km (9 min)
Villemoisson-sur-Orge7.7 km (15 min)
Villiers-sur-Orge8 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

St. Peter's Church of the 12th century.

Chateau La Fontaine neoclassical rebuilt in the 20th century.

Strolls on the banks of the Barley.

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities

City Festival in May

Flea markets in April and October.

Photo Exhibition Painting Sculpture in September.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Gourmet Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Local flavours38 € Paris (24 km)
Bread Making Class in a Parisian Bakery
Local flavours113 € Paris (25 km)
Street Art Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Culture and education7 € Paris (25 km)
Guided Tour of the Catacombs – skip the line (tour in English only)
59 € Paris (25 km)
Paris Catacombs: Skip-the-line access + Guided tour in English
Culture and education49 € Paris (25 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (25 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (27 km)
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (27 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (33 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals