Destination guide

Travel to trendy Essonne

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Essonne. This trendy city attracts visitors thanks to its golfing and seafood restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Essonne

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Essonne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • L’autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Golf de Gif-Chevry (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Cely Golf Club (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Golf Blue Green Saint-Aubin (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Portes de l'Essonne Aquatic Centre (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Saint-Marc Golf Club (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Essonne

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Essonne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardin des Plantes (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Luxembourg Gardens (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Champ de Mars (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Parc Monceau (24.9 mi / 40 km)
  • Parc des Buttes Chaumont (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)
  • Jardins d'Ollivier (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Essonne

The nearest airport is in Paris (ORY-Orly), located 15.3 mi (24.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), which is 36.5 mi (58.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Lardy Station, Lardy Bouray Station and Marolles-en-Hurepoix Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Essonne by catching a ride on the metro at Chamarande RER Station, Étréchy RER Station or Arpajon RER Station.

Where to stay near Essonne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,689 holiday rentals near Essonne. From 334 Houses to 2,921 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Essonne is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Essonne?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Essonne. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Dourdan: 44 holiday rentals
  • Guinette Tower: 148 holiday rentals
  • Paris (XJY-Gare de Massy TGV Train Station): 5,915 holiday rentals
  • Boigneville: 48 holiday rentals
  • Ris-Orangis: 213 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Essonne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Essonne?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Essonne with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Dourdan: 44 holiday homes
  • Boigneville: 48 holiday homes
  • Ris-Orangis: 213 holiday homes
  • Longjumeau: 812 holiday homes
  • Milly-la-Forêt: 123 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Essonne?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Essonne are:

  • Evry (JEV-Evry Heliport): 5,289 holiday houses
  • Paris (JDP-Paris Heliport): 5,833 holiday houses
  • Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG): 5,691 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Essonne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Essonne. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Guinette Tower: 148 holiday rentals
  • Paris (XJY-Gare de Massy TGV Train Station): 5,915 holiday rentals
  • L’autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry: 5,262 holiday rentals
  • Épinay-sur-Orge RER Station: 5,774 holiday rentals
  • Sermaise RER Station: 309 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Essonne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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