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Orvanne

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Seine-et-Marne

At the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau and located on the banks of the Loing, this fortified 12th century belonged to the royal domain. In 1120, King Louis Le Gros 6th erected in the lordship. It then consisted of 1356 meters of ramparts, turrets twenty three doors and a dungeon. Some remains are still well preserved today and contribute to the charm of the city. The door of Burgundy (to visit during the European Heritage Days) and the door Samois (known outside Paris) kept look great on both ends of the street Grande. Since the Impressionist painter Alfred Sisley and his friends discovered Moret-sur-Loing, many artists from all countries come to their easels.

Geographical information

MunicipalityOrvanne
Postcode77250
Tourism labels
Latitude48.3733470 (N 48° 22’ 24”)
Longitude2.8164290 (E 2° 48’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 45m to 103m
Surface area16.75 km²
Population4452 inhabitants
Density265 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMelun (32 km, 39 min)
Insee code77316
IntercommunalityCC Moret Seine et Loing
DepartmentSeine-et-Marne
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Veneux-les-Sablons2.5 km (6 min)
Saint-Mammès2.8 km (6 min)
Montarlot4.1 km (7 min)
Vernou-la-Celle-sur-Seine4.3 km (7 min)
Champagne-sur-Seine4.4 km (9 min)
Épisy6.6 km (8 min)
Thomery7.1 km (11 min)
Villecerf7.1 km (10 min)
Ville-Saint-Jacques7.2 km (10 min)
Montigny-sur-Loing7.4 km (10 min)
Avon8.8 km (13 min)
Varennes-sur-Seine9.2 km (11 min)
Fontainebleau9.8 km (13 min)
La Genevraye9.9 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Do not miss the bridge, the city gates, the walls, the tower, Notre Dame and its Renaissance organ, said "François 1er" façade and its unusual history, Renaissance houses, home and Sisley's grave, the House of Sucre d'Orge (specialty Religious Moret).

You can also visit the Municipal Museum, the Museum of Sucre d'Orge, the Cycle Museum, Priory Bridge-Loup and art galleries of the city.

For lovers of water sports and relaxing by the water, the Loing offers the possibility of canoeing, boat cruise. Note the presence of a glacier craftsman to the greatest delight of walkers.

Dinner theater for theater lovers.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

All year for groups: thematic tours of the city and bicycle museum reservation at the Tourist Office. Information +33 1 60 70 41 66.

Easter Sunday: Great Easter Egg Hunt.

The last Sunday in April: Garage.

The third weekend of May spring market.

Spring: Exhibition of Painting.

The third weekend of September: European Heritage Days with special opening of the dungeon, the home of Bon Saint-Jacques, medieval cellars, the door of Burgundy, the City Hall ...

The last weekend of September: Festival 1900.

Early November: Comedy Festival.

December: Christmas Market.

Photos

Gate Moret-sur-Loing
Gate Moret-sur-Loing
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Weather

Tuesday 1 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 20°C
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Wednesday 2 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
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Thursday 3 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 19°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

5 km hike starting from Moret: "The Hollow Mountain".

Five natural areas: the Prairie Clemenceau Plain Sorques the Marsh Episy, the Lower Godernes, Tuff.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden microlight flight over Brie
Sports sensations70 € to 140 € Nangis (25 km)
Approach the animals at the petting zoo
Nature and the great outdoors7 € Saint-Hilliers (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (22 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (54 km)
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (56 km)

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