Villebon-sur-yvette

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureVILLEBON-SUR-YVETTE (91)
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Villebon-sur-Yvette is a commune located in the Essonne department in the Ile-de-France region.


Visit Villebon sur Yvette city

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Villebon-sur-Yvette is located at twenty kilometers in the south-west of Paris in the department of The Essonne and the area Ile-de-France. It is the chief town of the canton of Villebon-sur-Yvette.

Agricultural village until the end of the 19th century, located at the end of the valley of Chevreuse, Villebon-sur-Yvette knew at the beginning of the 20th century an urbanization of holiday then of residence with the arrival of the railroad, which in fact aujourd' today a required suburban commune of Paris and its suburbs.

Favoured by the presence on its territory of the park of the activities of Courtaboeuf, the Large Dome and the retail park of Villebon 2, it became one of the "rich" communes more of the department.


Accommodation nearby

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Hotel Tolbiac

  • Paris 13eme
  • 01 44 24 25 54
hotel-camelia paris-15eme

Hôtel Camelia

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 76 35
hotel-de-l-avre paris-15eme

Hôtel de l'Avre

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 45 75 31 03
hotel-baldi paris-15eme

Hôtel Baldi

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 20 10

Environmental heritage

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Villebon-sur-Yvette profits from a natural framework preserved and emphasized. Two hundred and eighty six hectares, is 38% of the territory of the commune are wooded or protected surfaces.

One finds the Park of the Town hall thus, the Walk of the Yvette, Minigolf de Villiers, a vast forest space with the Wood of Cold (sixteen hectares) and extended from truck farming. It is seen decreeing three flowers with the contest of the cities and flowered villages.

The GR. 655, old path of pilgrimage of Saint-Jacques-to-Compostelle master key by the commune while following banks of the Yvette.

The network of drinking water of the commune since 2008 is certified like respecting the criteria of the standard ISO 14001.

Moreover, the municipality; is committed in a policy of construction or restoration of the communal buildings according to the recommendations of step HQE. A project of station of purification is in hand.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-tolbiac paris-13eme

Hotel Tolbiac

  • Paris 13eme
  • 01 44 24 25 54
hotel-camelia paris-15eme

Hôtel Camelia

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 76 35
hotel-de-l-avre paris-15eme

Hôtel de l'Avre

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 45 75 31 03
hotel-baldi paris-15eme

Hôtel Baldi

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 20 10

To discover its architectural heritage

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The Castle of Villebon-sur-Yvette of Renaissance style was built in 15th century. The laundrette of the hamlet of Villiers goes back to 1588 and was restored in 1865.

Several bridges were built at the beginning of the 20th century to allow the passage of the railway line, with of which the bridge on two levels of the street Muller equipped by a quay of unloading and the bridge of seven meters, characterized by the seven height and of width of its vault.

The church Saints-Côme-et-Damien, dating from XVIe century, is located near the castle.

The Saint-Sebastien vault, in the district of the Half-cases, is of more recent construction (1938) out of red brick.

The Institut Bouddhique Trùc Lhâm is located street of Neuchâtel in the Swiss district.

Recent constructions (Town hall, Arts centre, Center sporting) or rehabilitated (Conservatory, School of the Rock) present a unit in the use of coloured apparent metal structures.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-tolbiac paris-13eme

Hotel Tolbiac

  • Paris 13eme
  • 01 44 24 25 54
hotel-camelia paris-15eme

Hôtel Camelia

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 76 35
hotel-de-l-avre paris-15eme

Hôtel de l'Avre

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 45 75 31 03
hotel-baldi paris-15eme

Hôtel Baldi

  • Paris 15eme
  • 01 47 83 20 10



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