Located 49 km southwest of Paris, Étampes is the capital of South Essonne. City of Art and History, it serves the axis Paris-Orleans-Chartres or direction, making it a real link between the regions of Ile de France. This royal city of the 11th century no fewer than 26 listed buildings. The department of Tourism and Heritage invites you to discover these historic resources through guided tours available to all.
Étampes is composed of seven districts that are Guinette, St. Michael, St. Peter, Downtown, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Martin, Petit Saint-Mars. It is the capital of Canton Étampes which counts 11 municipalities.
While in Étampes, you can taste pumpkin called the bright red, culinary specialty of the city.