Jouy-en-josas

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureJOUY-EN-JOSAS (78)
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Jouy-en-Josas is located at four km in the south-east of versailles and at 19 km in the South-West of Paris, in full heart of the Vallée de la Bièvre.
The territory of 500 hectares is half-covered by woods.


Saint-Martin church

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Built at the 12nd century, the Saint Martin Church is registered with the inventory of the Historic buildings. The church of Jouy-en-Josas undergoes many restorations: strengthening of the frame and the roofs, mending of the slate cover of the bell-tower, painting of the nave and repairing of the front porch.
You can find there a “Diège” of the 12nd century, a marble of Saint-Sebastien, alloted to Pierre Puget (17th century), 4 choir stalls made of carved wood (16th century), the group of the Saint-Martin charity(16th century).

 

Crédit photo : Henry SALOMÉ (Wikipedia), licence CC-BY-SA-3.0


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Hameau de Passy

  • Paris 16eme
  • 01 42 88 47 55
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Hôtel de l'Avre

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 45 75 31 03
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Windsor Home Paris

  • Paris 16eme
  • 01 45 04 49 49
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Hôtel Baldi

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 20 10

Parks and forests

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The town of Jouy-en-Josas is surrounded by several woods.

  • The Wood of Metz is located between the district of Metz and Le Petit-Jouy.
  • The Wood of Chauveaux in the district of Albian valley: walking place on 23 hectares, offers remarkable points of view on the Vallée de la Bièvre. The flora is very diverse with 80 different tree species: beeches, wild cherry trees, charms, common maples and dominant of sessile oaks.
  • The Wood of the Dead Man (extended by the Wood of the Rock) goes down from the Field of the Roland Courtyard to the town centre.

Accommodation nearby

hotel-hameau-de-passy paris-16eme

Hôtel Hameau de Passy

  • Paris 16eme
  • 01 42 88 47 55
hotel-de-l-avre paris-15eme

Hôtel de l'Avre

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 45 75 31 03
windsor-home-paris paris-16eme

Windsor Home Paris

  • Paris 16eme
  • 01 45 04 49 49
hotel-baldi paris-15eme

Hôtel Baldi

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 20 10

Historic monuments in Jouy-enJosas

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  • The grave of Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf.
  • The Chateau de l'Eglantine, built by the Marshal Canrobert and become Museum de la toile de Jouy, at 54 Charles-of-Gaulle street, exposes some fabrics from Jouy, printed on cotton until 1977 in the former manufacture of the city now destroyed. The castle of Vilvert was built by the baron Cabrol de Monté, husband of Louise Mallet, grand child of Oberkampf, and mayor of Jouy of 1868 to 1879. It is property of the INRA since 1946 and cannot be visited.
  • Long Term Parking, work of Arman: a tower of almost 20 meters high made up of an accumulation of cars sealed in concrete.
 
Crédit photo : Henry SALOMÉ (Wikipedia), licence CC-BY-SA-3.0

Accommodation nearby

hotel-hameau-de-passy paris-16eme

Hôtel Hameau de Passy

  • Paris 16eme
  • 01 42 88 47 55
hotel-de-l-avre paris-15eme

Hôtel de l'Avre

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 45 75 31 03
windsor-home-paris paris-16eme

Windsor Home Paris

  • Paris 16eme
  • 01 45 04 49 49
hotel-baldi paris-15eme

Hôtel Baldi

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 20 10



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