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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Essonne?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,857 holiday lettings around Essonne. From 3,980 flats & apartments to 394 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Gif-sur-Yvette: 462 holiday homes
  • Milly-la-Forêt: 131 holiday homes
  • Savigny-sur-Orge: 765 holiday homes
  • Chevannes: 126 holiday homes
  • Saint-Martin-d'Étampes RER Station: 147 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Essonne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Gif-sur-Yvette: 462 holiday lettings
  • Milly-la-Forêt: 131 holiday lettings
  • Savigny-sur-Orge: 765 holiday lettings
  • Chevannes: 126 holiday lettings
  • Courances: 124 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Essonne are:

  • Orly Airport (ORY): 7,388 self catering accommodations
  • Evry (JEV-Evry Heliport): 6,563 self catering accommodations
  • Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG): 7,416 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Essonne? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Essonne. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Saint-Martin-d'Étampes RER Station: 147 holiday rentals
  • Longjumeau Gravigny-Balizy Station: 7,226 holiday rentals
  • Brunoy Station: 7,505 holiday rentals
  • Paris (XJY-Gare de Massy TGV Train Station): 7,296 holiday rentals
  • Jardins d'Ollivier: 444 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Essonne listed on 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 accommodations.

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