Bois-Colombes

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Bois-Colombes
TownBois-Colombes
Insee code92009
Postcode92270
Latitude48.9174020
Longitude2.2696750
AltitudeFrom 28 to 43 meters
Surface1.92 km²
Population29179 inhabitants
Density15197 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelColombes at 2.9 km (7 min)
Chief townNanterre (at 7.1 km, 17 min)Asnières-sur-Seine at 2.9 km (8 min)
DepartmentHauts-de-SeineGennevilliers at 3.3 km (9 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

  • Located in the Hauts-de-Seine (92) in the north loop of the Seine, Bois-Colombes, 9 km from Paris Notre Dame enjoys an enviable location because it is conveniently located near the Defense , the airport of Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport and major arteries (peripheral routes on banks and A86).
  • History:
  • 1896: Pleasant, quiet, safe and conveniently connected to Paris, the town quickly became a large village inhabited by artists, scholars, merchants and employees. On the day of its independence, it has a station, a church, school (Paul Bert), the largest market area and (already) association philotechnique!
  • 1935: To this date, from 1935 to 1937, which is built the City Hall (strong architectural symbol of the city) in terms of MM. Bovet (Grand Prix de Rome) and Berthelot, architects of the government. Other representative building of the city: the wind plant Hispano-Suiza Bois-Colombes was built in 1937. It measures 55 m long and 16 m wide:? The tunnel closed the largest of the world?, Wrote the magazine L'Illustration (November 1938).
  • 1950-1970: is the period of major development of the town.
  • 1999: The start of Hispano-Suiza in 1999, marks the end of the period of industrial Bois-Colombes
  • On September 17, 2005: the inauguration of the school "The Stork" in the old blower Hispano-Suiza, building labelised "Heritage of the 20th Century" marks a new stage in the rebirth of this neighborhood with the mix of activities, residents and businesses.
  • June 21, 2006: City celebrates the music and introduces the "Parc des Bruyeres. For this ambitious project of conversion of polluted industrial wasteland where the plants were Hispano-Suiza in sustainable neighborhood "Les Bruyères" Bois-Colombes becomes 1st contest winner of departmental sustainable development.
  • September 8, 2007: the inauguration of the Place Jean-Mermoz is the starting point for a period of rehabilitation of the area north of the town.

SIGHTSEEING

  • The bell (City Hall)
  • The wind Hispano-Suiza integrated into the school Stork
  • Parc des Bruyeres
  • Place Jean-Mermoz
  • The philotechnique, Association from 1896
  • The Park Towers
  • The journey of discovery Heritage Days:
  • At the Discovery Center (downloadable brochure on the city website)
  • Discovering the North Area (downloadable brochure on the city website)
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TransportTrain station of Bois-Colombes

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The market center, very famous
  • A Sunday Bois-Colombes (Spring)
  • The Flower Market (Spring)
  • UK collectors of perfume bottles (Spring)
  • The music festival at the Parc des Bruyeres (Summer)
  • The Association Forum (September)
  • The festival of the autumn place Jean-Mermoz
  • Open Artists' Studio (Fall)
  • The Christmas Market (early December)

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Hands-on cookery workshop with tastingLocal flavoursFrom 39 € to 129 €Paris (3.9 km)
Tour of Paris in a Citroën 2CVEntertainmentFrom 99 € to 250 €Paris (8 km)
Gastronomic circuit or outing in ParisLocal flavoursFrom 29 € to 190 €Paris (9.1 km)
Theatre with surtitles in EnglishCulture and educationFrom 29 € to 44 €Paris (9.1 km)
Outdoor Citroën 2cv tour of ParisEntertainmentFrom 85 € to 190 €Paris (9.1 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 28 January
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Min. 3°C - Max. 9°C
Thursday 29 January
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Min. 4°C - Max. 5°C
Friday 30 January
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Min. 2°C - Max. 6°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantBraise du Marché  
9.1
  SPECIAL OFFER
Bois-Colombes
Braise du marché vous propose un mélange de saveurs et de créations culinaires vives et gourmandes , sublimées par un process unique de double cuisson à la braise et sur pierre réfractaire....
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French cuisine restaurantLe Chefson  
9
Bois-Colombes
AN OLD BUILDING - 20 years ago, the restaurant is housed Le Chefson in Bois-Colombes, in the west of Paris. Two spaces are available at your convenience: a purely style bistro, and...
Located in Bois-Colombes23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantPancake Square  
8.4
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Bois-Colombes
VACANCES À LA MER – A la frontière de Neuilly et de Levallois, un restaurant au décor de vacances. Ambiance nautique, bibliothèque marine, tout pour s’évader en plein Paris, à 5 minutes...
Located in Bois-Colombes17 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Apartment with 1 bedroomChambre d'hôtes 'Echappée Belle Paris'     NEW
Levallois-Perret
Our guest room ' Breakaway Belle Paris is located in Levallois, in direct proximity of Paris and 20 minutes from Saint-Lazare and Opera. Our apartment, 90 m², is located opposite a...
Located 3.4 km from Bois-Colombes90 € the double room 
Apartment with 1 bedroomUnelogenville studio indépendant    
9
Paris
Living in a studio host, is reaping the benefits of a hotel room, more freedom. This is what unelogenville.com offers. This studio 20 m² renovated, separate the glass and polished concrete...
Located 4.9 km from Bois-Colombes125 € the double room 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsB&B Delareynie & Studio Notre Dame    
9
Paris
Ghislain canadian from the province of Quebec to Paris for over 12 years offers two rooms warm and welcoming guests with balcony and fireplace, in a 19th century building with modern...
Located 8.6 km from Bois-Colombes100 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsAppartemment lumineux et confortable  
8.4
Paris
The apartment is light, airy and very comfortable, with 2 quiet bedrooms both containing double beds. The large living area contains a seating area with large sofa and armchairs, TV...
Located 5.1 km from Bois-Colombes1080 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsStudio Tour-Eiffel ----- Invalides  
9.6
Paris
Paris 7, studio 23 m². 5 night minimum rental. Unlimited free high speed Internet, Wifi, TV, 2 twin beds. 7th floor with elevator to the 6th, digital code, the guardian. Ideal for 2...
Located 7.2 km from Bois-Colombes630 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsPARIS 5 - Location d'un Bel appartement
Paris
Short Term Rental In paris, france. Very attractive and Furnished Holiday apartement with GARDEN for rent in PARIS 5, in the vicinity of public transports, shops and restaurants, situated...
Located 9.9 km from Bois-Colombes950 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
510 places over 7 haCamping Indigo Paris    
8.1
Paris
Right in the green center of Bois de Boulogne along the river Seine. The campsite Paris-Bois de Boulogne extends over an area of 7ha. An ideal place to go and visit Paris. 510 pitches...
Located 5.8 km from Bois-Colombes 
180 places over 4 haHuttopia Versailles    
8.4
Versailles
Versailles camping (Ile-de-France region) enables you and your family to visit the historic town of Versailles, its Château, yet you can also escape to Paris (station rer C Porchefontaine...
Located 15.8 km from Bois-Colombes 
140 places over 2,5 haBeauvillage de paris    
9
Villiers-sur-Orge
20 km from Paris Gare a 700 m in 20 minutes betting center in a park near shops.
Located 29 km from Bois-Colombes22.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Residhome Bois Colombes Monceau - Hotel in Bois-ColombesResidhome Bois Colombes Monceau     
7.7
Bois-Colombes
Featuring self-catering, air-conditioned studio apartments for up to 3 people, this Residhome sits opposite the Parc des Bruyéres, just a short drive or bus ride to the La Défense business...
Located in Bois-ColombesRoom from 56 €
Hôtel Terminus Asnières - Hotel in Bois-ColombesHôtel Terminus Asnières     
7.6
Asnières-sur-Seine
The Hôtel Terminus Asnières is located in Asnières-sur-Seine, 2-minute walk from Bois-Colombes station and 9 minutes from the Paris Saint-Lazare station. Each guest room has a private...
Located 560 m from Bois-ColombesRoom from 55 €
Best Western Plus Suitcase Paris La Défense - Hotel in Bois-ColombesBest Western Plus Suitcase Paris La Défense  
Bois-Colombes
Located in Bois-Colombes, just 5 km from the La Défense business district, Best Western Plus Suitcase Paris La Défense offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and a concierge service....
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Pullman Paris La Défense
Pullman Paris La Défense is a 5* hotel situated in La Défense business district, opposite the CNIT and Grande Arche. Provided with private parking, it...
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Hilton Paris La Défense
This stylish hotel Hilton Paris La Défense benefits from a privileged location, a 7-minute drive, or 1 metro stop, from Avenue...
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