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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Essonne

Coming to Lardy is a green that you will break by visiting gardens and criss-crossing the old town lying between the wooded hills and river valley bottom.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.5205860 (N 48° 31’ 14”)
Longitude2.2651410 (E 2° 15’ 55”)
AltitudeFrom 57m to 154m
Surface area7.63 km²
Population5650 inhabitants
Density740 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEvry (29 km, 28 min)
Insee code91330
IntercommunalityCC de l'Arpajonnais

Nearest cities & towns

Janville-sur-Juine1.8 km (5 min)
Bouray-sur-Juine2.9 km (7 min)
Chamarande3.7 km (7 min)
Cheptainville4 km (8 min)
Torfou4.1 km (6 min)
Auvers-Saint-Georges5.4 km (11 min)
Marolles-en-Hurepoix6.9 km (13 min)
Mauchamps6.9 km (10 min)
Avrainville7.3 km (11 min)
Itteville7.4 km (12 min)
Guibeville7.5 km (13 min)
Étréchy7.5 km (14 min)
Saint-Vrain7.6 km (12 min)
Souzy-la-Briche8.9 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

You will see beautiful houses with their typical wine cellar when Lardy was covered with vines. You will discover the character houses used for second homes for the rich Parisian families who came in late nineteenth-early twentieth century, relax in the countryside thanks to the railway line Paris-Orleans. More importantly, you will visit three outstanding gardens:

Park City Hall: Very beautiful trees and flowering original. Park stately home. Open from 8h to 20h (18h in low season). Location: 70 High Street. Free admission.

Boussard Park: Garden of the Art Deco era, created in 1927. Open from 8h to 20h (18h in low season). Location: 43 rue de Verdun. Free admission.

The Garden of Anne-Marie: Private garden on the banks in June - Rose Garden. Location: 2 rue du 8 mai 1945. Tel. : +33 1 60 82 30 63. Open all year round by appointment.

Places of interest


Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Numerous hiking on forest roads, the GR in Regional Forest Cheptainville.

Departmental field Chamarande and contemporary art center. Visits and exhibitions throughout the year.

Zoo'Parc Cheptainville of the bird island. Tel. : +33 1 64 56 15 81.

Museum Meet the old trades Bouray-sur-June. Tel. : +33 1 60 82 23 25. Closed in August.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided Tour of the Royal Stables at Versailles and the Bartabas Academy of Equestrian Arts
Culture and education12 € Versailles (33 km)
Equestrian ballet at La Grande Écurie
Entertainment16 € to 25 € Versailles (33 km)
Château de Fontainebleau – Priority-access ticket
Culture and education14 € Fontainebleau (35 km)
Gourmet Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Local flavours38 € Paris (35 km)
Helicopter tour of Paris Versailles
Entertainment399 € Paris (35 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (26 km)
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (36 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (37 km)
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (38 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals