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Le Val-Saint-Germain

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Essonne

Le Val-Saint-Germain - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Essonne

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Val-Saint-Germain
Latitude48.5656120 (N 48° 33’ 56”)
Longitude2.0599470 (E 2° 3’ 36”)
AltitudeFrom 62m to 159m
Surface area12.57 km²
Population1469 inhabitants
Density116 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEvry (31 km, 31 min)
Insee code91630
IntercommunalityCC le Dourdannais en Hurepoix

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Cyr-sous-Dourdan1.4 km (3 min)
Angervilliers3.9 km (7 min)
Sermaise5.1 km (10 min)
Roinville5.5 km (8 min)
Longvilliers5.9 km (7 min)
Saint-Maurice-Montcouronne5.9 km (8 min)
Rochefort-en-Yvelines6.6 km (8 min)
Vaugrigneuse6.9 km (9 min)
Saint-Chéron7.4 km (11 min)
Dourdan7.5 km (9 min)
Bonnelles7.6 km (11 min)
Courson-Monteloup9.1 km (12 min)
Forges-les-Bains9.2 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

The Chateau du Marais (Marais hamlet, commune of the Val-Saint-Germain)

It's a beautiful building in classical style, with Louis XVI, characterized by a central cupola preceded by a peristyle on either side thereof fall two symmetrical wings.

It is located in the valley Rémarde, which feeds its Grand Canal.

He enjoyed a brilliant life in the first half of the 19th century, back when Ms. Briche received the company of writers and political figures, including Chateaubriand came there often.

This is a private castle, which belongs to the descendants of a brother of Talleyrand.

It is open to the public on Sundays and holidays afternoon from mid-March to mid-November you can visit the museum Talleyrand essentially installed in outbuildings and grounds.

Places of interest



The Chateau du Marais (© Jmsatto)
The Chateau du Marais (© Jmsatto)
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The famous view of the Grand Canal (© Jmsatto)
The famous view of the Grand Canal (© Jmsatto)
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The castle surrounded by moats Marais (© Jmsatto)
The castle surrounded by moats Marais (© Jmsatto)
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Saturday 21 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 7°C - Max. 12°C
Monday 23 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 14°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Helicopter excursion over the castles around Paris
Sports sensations139 € to 229 € Cerny (22 km)
France Miniature Tickets
Entertainment21 € Élancourt (25 km)
Guided Tour of the Royal Tennis Court – Versailles
Culture and education10 € Versailles (27 km)
The Palace of Versailles: Priority-Access Ticket + Audio Guide
Culture and education25 € Versailles (27 km)
Versailles: Guided Tour of the Palace, Gardens & The Queen's Estate – Priority-access ticket
Culture and education88 € Versailles (27 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (39 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (41 km)


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