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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



Saturday 23 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 19°C
Sunday 24 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 23°C
Monday 25 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 18°C

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
Helicopter excursion over the castles around Paris
Sports sensations139 € to 229 € Cerny (6.3 km)
The Palace of Versailles: Priority-Access Ticket + Audio Guide
Culture and education25 € Versailles (33 km)
Versailles: Guided Tour of the Palace, Gardens & The Queen's Estate – Priority-access ticket
Culture and education88 € Versailles (33 km)
Guided Tour of the Versailles Palace & Gardens – Priority-access ticket (without transport)
Culture and education52 € Versailles (33 km)
Versailles All-in-One Pass (Palace + Gardens + The Queen's Estate) – Priority access with audio guide
Culture and education35 € Versailles (33 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (26 km)
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (38 km)


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