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Bagneux

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

Great city of Île-de-France, Bagneux is located in the department of Hauts-de-Seine, on the edge of Val-de-Marne. Bordering Cachan, or Châtillon Montrouge, it takes place south of Paris, on the Green Belt south of Paris, which includes part of the four pilgrimage routes to Saint Jacques de Compostela.

Previously royal domain, the town of Bagneux becomes property of the Bishop of Paris from the late fifth century. It was during this time that she became famous for its vineyards and the wine they give. They have disappeared, producing their last harvest in mid 1960. Since the late nineteenth century, francilienne city experiencing impressive growth, gradually taking the face it has today.

Dynamic, Bagneux offers a large number of events throughout the year, and has managed to highlight a historical heritage of the most interesting. Ideally located, the town allows to discover the most beautiful sites in the Paris region with ease.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBagneux
Postcode92220
Tourism label
Latitude48.7966960 (N 48° 47’ 48”)
Longitude2.3100200 (E 2° 18’ 36”)
AltitudeFrom 55m to 111m
Surface area4.19 km²
Population38666 inhabitants
Density9228 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNanterre (21 km, 26 min)
Insee code92007
IntercommunalityCA Sud de Seine
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Cachan2.2 km (6 min)
Fontenay-aux-Roses2.3 km (6 min)
Châtillon2.4 km (7 min)
Arcueil2.7 km (6 min)
Montrouge3.2 km (9 min)
Bourg-la-Reine3.5 km (8 min)
Sceaux3.7 km (8 min)
Malakoff3.8 km (9 min)
L'Haÿ-les-Roses4 km (9 min)
Vanves4.9 km (11 min)
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre5 km (13 min)
Châtenay-Malabry5.1 km (12 min)
Gentilly5.1 km (11 min)
Clamart5.3 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Several sites Bagneux are listed in the general inventory of cultural heritage of France. The monuments are numerous and provide insight into the history and traditions of the city.

Built in the twelfth century, St. Hermeland church sits on the remains of an ancient religious building. Classified as an historic monument, it was rebuilt in the nineteenth century but still has original elements of Gothic style, like the inside of the tower or the choir. Ranked in the inventory of Historical Monuments, Ecce Homo is an array of cigoli, dating from the early seventeenth century. He is dressed in a beautiful setting in the Florentine style.

Several mansions Bagneux deserve lingers a moment, like the house of chestnut of the eighteenth century or the so-called house of Richelieu, in the same time. The latter would, originally, was built in the seventeenth century by a famous spy of cardinal. It now home to music and dance. Nearby, the Richelieu Park is now open to the public. We can especially see very old trees, and a listed historical monument sculpture, Venus and Cupid. A gnomon, a kind of sundial in the seventeenth century, previously installed on the house and today in the lobby of the library, was classified as an historic monument.

Pavilion classic style, the closed Sources has been rebuilt on the site of an old building of the seventeenth century. One can discover the particular Maugarny collections that trace the history of the city of Bagneux.

The former rectory, also called Massena house was built in the second half of the eighteenth century. It is now occupied by the Augustinian community.

Walking through the city, visitors can admire the fountain Gueffier, or many remarkable trees scattered throughout. The town is also home to the smallest circus in the world.

The closed Brugnauts is still the scene of a harvest festival each September. In the 1990s, the institution has decided to revive the traditions of wine Bagneux and produce a white wine recognized.

The Bagneux Parisian cemetery is a promenade popular with visitors and locals. It hosts the graves of several personalities like Barbara singer, director and producer Claude Berri, or former Indochina guitarist Stéphane Sirkis.

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Performance halls

Events and festivities

The Halles market is held every Thursday and Sunday morning, while Bagneux market is held on Friday late afternoon. A Christmas market is held every year in December.

In February, the city offers its literary festival, free zone around the literature of the imagination.

urban alliances, which takes place between April and May, is a contemporary festival turning on music and other street arts.

Circus Festival and hip-hop, Hip Hop Cirq is held every year at the end of June.

From mid-July to mid-August, the city offers Copacabagneux, offering festivities of all kinds for a month.

The harvest festival is organized every last September weekend. It offers entertainment festival of street arts, fair to all or a grape pressing.

In November, up to Authors deed, a theater festival.

Weather

Friday 9 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Saturday 10 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C
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Sunday 11 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bread Making Class in a Parisian Bakery
Local flavours113 € Paris (4.1 km)
Paris Catacombs: Skip-the-line access + Guided tour in English
Culture and education79 € Paris (4.4 km)
Gourmet Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Local flavours38 € Paris (4.8 km)
Street Art Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Culture and education7 € Paris (4.9 km)
Macaroon Baking Class
Local flavours119 € Paris (4.9 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (7.3 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (51 km)

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