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Antony

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hauts-de-Seine

Antony is a city of the department of Hauts-de-Seine in the Ile-de-France. Before the territorial redistricting in 1968, francilienne city was part of the former department of Seine. Crossed by the Bievre, a tributary of the nearby Seine, Antony is a dozen kilometers from Paris and is located at the intersection of Essonne and Val-de-Marne with cities like Wissous Sceaux or Fresnes.

The city of Antony seduces its visitors a quality of life worthy of the province, while being close to the largest city in France and all its benefits. leisure, cultural, sports facilities and tourist sites, Antony is rich in animation and dynamism.

Well served by public transport, this city with ancient history, or even Royal is ideal for exploring the many unsung charms of Île-de-France. History, nature and culture await you Antony.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAntony
Postcode92160
Tourism label
Latitude48.7592550 (N 48° 45’ 33”)
Longitude2.3025530 (E 2° 18’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 45m to 103m
Surface area9.56 km²
Population62520 inhabitants
Density6539 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNanterre (29 km, 27 min)
Insee code92002
IntercommunalityCA des Hauts de Bièvre
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Fresnes2.8 km (7 min)
Bourg-la-Reine3.1 km (7 min)
Châtenay-Malabry3.9 km (9 min)
Sceaux4.2 km (9 min)
L'Haÿ-les-Roses4.6 km (10 min)
Verrières-le-Buisson4.8 km (10 min)
Cachan5 km (11 min)
Massy5.2 km (12 min)
Rungis5.5 km (9 min)
Bagneux5.6 km (11 min)
Fontenay-aux-Roses5.7 km (12 min)
Wissous6.1 km (13 min)
Arcueil6.5 km (13 min)
Le Plessis-Robinson6.5 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

With its ancient origins, the city of Antony this architectural and historic heritage of the most interesting which recalls the importance of the city over the centuries.

Founded in 1702, the former royal factory waxes can still be admired Antony. It once served as factory places for candles and candles of the court of Versailles and other royal castles. Since the late nineteenth century, the site was occupied by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny.

The church of Saint-Saturnin is a real treasure to Antony because one finds the oldest parts of the entire Île-de-France with elements dating from the Carolingian period. Inside, one can admire including washing hands this time, and beautiful stained glass windows. The church was listed building. Renovated in 1954, the Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal church has for its main building straight from the colonial exhibition of 1931.

Maison Saint-Jean, formerly known Chenier property now houses the Institution Sainte-Marie. This is a fine example of architecture francilienne eighteenth century.

Antony is one of the greenest towns in all the Île-de-France and enjoys the flowery city label with two flowers attributed by the competition of cities and villages flowered. On its territory, one can enjoy some of the Sceaux park and the park Heller and his farm that hosts pigs, goats or sheep, Bourdeau Park, Raymond Sibille park or the woods of Dawn, in particular. The southern green corridor also takes place in Paris Antony. The latter includes part of the route of the Via Turonensis, one of the paths for the pilgrimage of Saint-Jacques de Compostela.

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Antony is a rich entertainment and entertainment city with events throughout the year.

The market Antony is the largest of the Hauts-de-Seine, it takes place every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 7:30 to 13:30. A Christmas market with many activities is also offered at the end of the year.

In early March, Antony offers the day of a photo exhibition and a scholarship to the photographic material.

International meetings of the guitar are organized in March 1993.

In late March, up to the egg hunt during which the children of the city in search of hidden chocolates everywhere.

April is an opportunity to appreciate the European Day of Crafts, and the famous carousel art spring. This is an opportunity to appreciate the works of artists of the city.

A half marathon is offered each April.

The village of nature and the environment takes place in late May with many workshops.

Bubbles in the city, a comic festival with entertainment and signings taking place in May.

Adventure racing is installed every year in June. For the occasion, the city offers events for all audiences with a mountain bike trail, canoe courses, or even the archery and climbing.

The Solstice festival offers performances of circus arts and street in June.

First wheelchair tennis tournaments in Europe, the Antony international tournament is held in summer.

September is the month of the fair cheeses and wines. Tastings are possible in the midst of musical entertainment.

For the spring, the carousel of art from late September highlights the Antony art.

In November or December, Antony Place hosts the festival to jazz.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bread Making Class in a Parisian Bakery
Local flavours113 € Paris (8.3 km)
Gourmet Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Local flavours38 € Paris (8.5 km)
Guided Tour of the Catacombs – skip the line (tour in English only)
Culture and education79 € Paris (8.6 km)
Paris Catacombs: Skip-the-line access + Guided tour in English
Culture and education65 € Paris (8.6 km)
Street Art Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Culture and education7 € Paris (8.7 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (11.4 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (48 km)

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