The Tourist Office of the Vallée de Chevreuse in Essonne is pleased to invite you to discover the treasures of its towns and villages.

You will find at our office practical information and suggestions for outdoor activities and attractions.

Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chevreuse en Essonne

17, rue de l'Yvette 91400 ORSAY


For more information, send us an email with this form and we will be glad to answer your questions.

"Traveling on the RER from Paris, leaving city life behind to discover pleasant country side, you'll find yourself in the Vallee de Chevreuse in Essonne.

The RER B, once the old train line of Sceaux, has been available since 1854 to Parisians to access this wonderful valley, which is only a short trip from Paris.

Come along and relax! Adventuring along the Yvette, you'll discover our remarkable sites, historical monuments, museums, as well as hiking and cycling trails."

Odile Saint Raymond, Tourist Office President

The musts

Home and studio of the painter Kimiyo Foujita.

7 route de Gif 91190 Villiers-le-Bâcle

+331 69 85 34 65

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The Saint Jean de Beauregard domain is a popular destination for every garden lovers worldwide.

Historical Monument, it nevertheless remains primarily a lively and warm family home that current owners have to heart to animate and share.

Rue du Château 91940 Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard

+331 60 12 00 01

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The French Museum of Photography, located in Bièvres, offers a panorama of photographic material, from "drawing machines" of the eighteenth century until the 2000s Digital.

Temporary or permanent exhibitions of remarkable photographic works.

78, rue de Paris 91570 Bièvres

+331 69 35 16 50

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Richly furnished and perfectly preserved, the Villiers-le-Bâcle's castle is the setting for many film shoots.

Classified as an historic monument, a masterpiece of architecture of the seventeenth century, the castle was built by Michel Lucas, Lord of Saclay, Count of Châteaufort and labor secretary to king Louis XIII.

Route de Saint-Aubin 91190 Villiers-le-Bâcle

+331 69 28 59 72

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The 11 municipalities of our Tourist Office