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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Val-de-Marne

Close to Paris by RER B bus with connections, Fresnes demographic development began early in the 20th century (population of workers and artisans). This development was accelerated early in the second half of the 20th century, often through residential trees. With 25 315 inhabitants today, the city has preserved green space offering pleasant places to walk. The social, cultural and sports is largely driven by over 250 associations.

The city is rich in municipal infrastructure that enable a variety of activities (cinema, theater, music, sports, senior clubs ...).

Geographical information

Latitude48.7572050 (N 48° 45’ 26”)
Longitude2.3262430 (E 2° 19’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 45m to 89m
Surface area3.56 km²
Population26621 inhabitants
Density7477 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCréteil (13.3 km, 14 min)
Insee code94034
IntercommunalityCA Val de Bièvre

Nearest cities & towns

Antony2.8 km (7 min)
Rungis2.9 km (7 min)
L'Haÿ-les-Roses3.5 km (7 min)
Bourg-la-Reine4.2 km (9 min)
Sceaux5.1 km (11 min)
Wissous5.1 km (10 min)
Chevilly-Larue5.2 km (9 min)
Cachan5.8 km (12 min)
Villejuif6 km (13 min)
Thiais6.1 km (8 min)
Châtenay-Malabry6.4 km (12 min)
Verrières-le-Buisson6.8 km (13 min)
Bagneux6.8 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities


City Hall Fresnes
City Hall Fresnes
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Gourmet Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Local flavours38 € Paris (8 km)
Bread Making Class in a Parisian Bakery
Local flavours113 € Paris (8.3 km)
Street Art Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Culture and education7 € Paris (8.4 km)
Guided Tour of the Catacombs – skip the line (tour in English only)
59 € Paris (8.5 km)
Paris Catacombs: Skip-the-line access + Guided tour in English
Culture and education49 € Paris (8.5 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (11.2 km)
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (11.8 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (14.4 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (47 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals