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Franconville

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Val-d'Oise

Franconville - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Val-d'Oise
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Franconville is located in the Val-d'Oise, in the heart of the Valley of Montmorency, between the Butte de Montmorency and that of Parisis. At 17 kilometers north-west of Paris, Franconville is part of the joint outer ring of suburbs. This is the fifth town in the department.

Even in the village until years 60-70, Franconville has been known for demographic and economic growth comparable to that of the major suburbs of the Paris region.

Franconville, young and dynamic city? With more than 65% of the population is under 40 years, the municipality has always wanted to provide the city with sports (sports center and recreation, skating, tennis, squash, badminton, miniature golf, bowling, billiards, stadium, shooting, BMX track, roller park and 11 gymnasiums) and cultural (Saint-Exupery space comprising function rooms, theater, cinema, exhibitions, library, music school, a community center).

Franconville also has a rich network of associations with 150 associations and clubs.

Geographical information

MunicipalityFranconville
Postcode95130
Tourism label
Latitude48.9860110 (N 48° 59’ 10”)
Longitude2.2296320 (E 2° 13’ 47”)
AltitudeFrom 54m to 167m
Surface area6.19 km²
Population33747 inhabitants
Density5451 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCergy (17.7 km, 15 min)
Insee code95252
IntercommunalityCA le Parisis
DepartmentVal-d'Oise
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Le Plessis-Bouchard2.7 km (9 min)
Sannois3 km (9 min)
Ermont3.2 km (8 min)
Montigny-lès-Cormeilles4 km (10 min)
Cormeilles-en-Parisis4.9 km (10 min)
Saint-Prix5 km (9 min)
Beauchamp5.3 km (12 min)
Saint-Leu-la-Forêt5.8 km (11 min)
Eaubonne6.1 km (11 min)
Argenteuil6.7 km (12 min)
Margency6.9 km (15 min)
Saint-Gratien6.9 km (9 min)
Montlignon7.8 km (16 min)
Taverny7.8 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Franconville, green city ... With its 220 hectares of green spaces, its parks and gardens, Franconville offers plenty of relaxation and conviviality. At the heart of the city, the Bois des Eboulures acquired by the municipality to preserve, is a good place to jog, the fitness trail or a stroll with your family. Similarly, the development of the Butte du Parisis can walk Cormeilles Montigny-les-Cormeilles. Franconville won three flowers in the competition of cities and villages in bloom in 2010.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Flea market in May in the parking lot of City Hall.

Furia Sound Festival in June in the Woods Eboulures.

Association Forum in September at CSL.

Photos

Chateau Cadet de Vaux and the park
Chateau Cadet de Vaux and the park
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Woods Eboulures
Woods Eboulures
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Athletics Interclub
Athletics Interclub
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Flea
Flea
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Weather

Tuesday 31 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
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Wednesday 1 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 10°C
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Thursday 2 april
Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hands-on cookery workshop with tasting
Local flavours39 € to 129 € Paris (12 km)
Perfume creation workshop
Well-being30 € to 35 € Saint-Germain-en-Laye (14.4 km)
Guided tour of Paris by electric bicycle
Culture and education49 € Paris (15.1 km)
Tour of Paris in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment99 € to 250 € Paris (15.9 km)
Gastronomic circuit or outing in Paris
Local flavours29 € to 190 € Paris (16.9 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (16.9 km)
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (26 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (28 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels