Montreuil

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownMontreuilVincennes at 1.9 km
Insee code93048Bagnolet at 2 km
Postcode93100Fontenay-sous-Bois at 2.4 km
Latitude48.8638120Romainville at 2.7 km
Longitude2.4484510Les Lilas at 2.9 km
AltitudeFrom 52 to 117 metersRosny-sous-Bois at 3 km
Surface8.92 km²Saint-Mandé at 3.2 km
Population103981 inhabitantsNoisy-le-Sec at 3.3 km
Density11657 inhabitants/km²Nogent-sur-Marne at 3.8 km
National labelLe Pré-Saint-Gervais at 3.9 km
Chief townBobigny (at 9.7 km, 12 min)Pantin at 4.4 km
DepartmentSeine-Saint-DenisNeuilly-Plaisance at 4.4 km
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SIGHTSEEING

  • Eglise Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul (Monument Historique): Built between 1180 and 1220, is one of the oldest churches in the Paris region and a jewel of Gothic art. In the Middle Ages it was the parish of the kings of France staying at Vincennes to St. Louis followed the Mass and the Easter ceremonies. 5th Charles and his wife of Bourbon were baptized.
  • Industrial heritage: Montreuil counted up to 755 factories spread over its entire territory and over. This is especially the lower Montreuil lie the remains of this important period in the city. This applies to the water tower of the old factory Pernod.
  • City Hall: Built in 1935 by architect Florent Nanquette, City Hall with its belfry rising to 40 m above ground, has many works of art including painting "At the time of Harmony" by the famous painter Paul Signac.
  • The Walls Fisheries: With its innovative technique of walls Fisheries, initiated in the 17th century, fishing Montreuil achieved fame and was served to the tables of greats such as Louis the 14th and the Tsars of Russia. The city produced in the 19th century 15 million fruit per year and had over 600 km of walls peach!
  • Studio Pathe Albatros (Join the Historical Monuments): Former Montreuil studio, built in 1904 at the initiative of Charles Pathé, is a memory of important French and world cinema: Max Linder, René Clair or Charles Vanel will turn many movies as the filmmakers of the films Albatros society, immigrants in 1917, which will form for 10 years the Russian school of Montreuil.
  • Pioneers of Cinema: In addition to the studio built by Charles Pathé in 1904, it is Montreuil that Georges Méliès implanted 1 movie studio in the world in 1897. Demolished in 1945, is in the studio he turns his famous "trick films" (the 1st film special effects), including the famous "Trip to the Moon" in 1902. Finally another Montreuillois famous Emile Reynaud, became famous by inventing the praxinoscope in 1876 and became the forerunner of the cartoon.
  • Museum of Living History: Located in the house built in 1872 by former mayor and industrial Theophile Sueur, this museum was inaugurated in 1939 as part of the 150th anniversary of the French Revolution. It offers temporary exhibitions dealing with social movement, colonization, decolonization, the suburbs and the history and identity of the city.
  • Regional Society of Horticulture Montreuil Museum garden: Established in 1878 by farmers, the association has contributed to the renowned fruits of Montreuil. Located in the historic Garden School, the museum traces two centuries of gardening history, is surrounded by walls to fisheries, an espalier orchard, a rose garden and a vegetable garden.
  • Beaumonts Park: This park of 22 hectares has a natural area of 11 hectares which is home to a rich and varied fauna because of the diversity of environments (grasslands, ponds, woods ...). More than 160 bird species are listed, such as the gray heron, kestrel ... Entertainment is available in the summer.
  • The county park Guiland-Jean Moulin: This newly renovated park offers a unique panorama of the surrounding Montreuil. Animation fun and educational available to young people, group or family.
  • Montreau Park: One of the most beautiful landscaped areas in the Paris region. The walker will find the museum of living history, a rose garden, a garden maze and can admire the remarkable species of trees ...
Detailed information
TransportMetro station Croix de Chavaux - Place Jacques Duclos,   Metro station Mairie de Montreuil,   Metro station Robespierre
Information pointsTourist Office of Montreuil
Leisure centresMuseum of L'histoire vivante
MonumentsChurch Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul
Performance hallsConference Centre Paris-Est,   La Pêche,   Theatre - Montreuil - Vernant,   Theatre Berthelot,   Theatre Montreuil - Casarès ,   Theatre of La Girandole

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Spring: Flea markets, garage sales, Barter Green, week of biodiversity in the city.
  • June: Dinner neighborhoods, City Festival, Feast neighborhood.
  • September: European Heritage Day, Association Forum.
  • October: Open house for artists, gallery ephemeral (exhibition of artists in the streets), free time.
  • November: Exhibition of books and press youth, Christmas Market.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Unusual walk at Paris Par Rues MéconnuesCulture and educationFrom 15 € to 20 €Paris (4.5 km)
Relax at a beauty salon and spaWellbeingFrom 60 € to 110 €Paris (4.8 km)
Flight Experience aerial simulationEntertainmentFrom 169 € to 359 €Paris (6.2 km)
Guided tour of Paris by electric bicycleCulture and education49 €Paris (6.3 km)
A la carte guided tour of ParisCulture and education200 €Paris (6.5 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 3 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 22°C
Thursday 4 September
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Min. 13°C - Max. 23°C
Friday 5 September
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Min. 18°C - Max. 24°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Terrasse
Montreuil
It is close to the mayor of Montreuil gets you the restaurant La Terrasse. You will be charmed by its warm colors, wooden beams and stone walls and the pleasant brightness of the room....
Located in Montreuil18 € per person 
Japanese restaurantEat Sushi Montreuil  
8.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Montreuil
Mairie de Montreuil - New at Montreuil: Eat Sushi franchise. This restaurant welcomes lovers of true Japanese cuisine as those looking for a new taste experience, around sushi, maki...
Located in Montreuil15 € per person 
Japanese restaurantNew Kyoto   NEW
Montreuil
OUTDOOR MONTREUIL - Here is a small Japanese restaurant unpretentious and nice when craving sashimi. No loud music or noisy karaoke, which some will appreciate. SIMPLE AND GOOD - Freshness...
Located in Montreuil19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 1 bedroomLes Buis de Meriel     NEW
Montreuil
In the center of Montreuil, a brand new guesthouse with a double bed, a wardrobe, a desk, a chair, a relaxation area and a private bathroom very comfortable (walk-in shower, washbasin,...
Located in Montreuil85 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChalet de paris    
9.3
Fontenay-sous-Bois
Located in Fontenay-sous-Bois, Bordering Vincennes and Montreuil Paris-Vincennes, 2 Bed&Breakfast open all year and each room have their own bathroom/shower. Closed parking, prices...
Located 1.3 km from Montreuil80 € the double room 
Apartment with 1 bedroomStudio Gabrielle    
9.7
Paris
For business or vacation in Paris, we propose a comfortable studio for. Rent close to Place de la Nation on a daily, weekly or a long-weekend basis. Completely renovated in 2008, this...
Located 3.4 km from MontreuilFrom 77 € to 100 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsGite citadin le montreuillois  
9.2
Montreuil
New concept of accommodation on the outskirts of Paris. Christine and Richard are happy to welcome you for your holidays, business or family. It is an ideal starting point to visit...
Located in Montreuil390 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsDuplex proche Paris et Disneyland  
8.7
Bry-sur-Marne
Tourist accommodation officially rated 3 stars. Located in the city center, this apartment of 36 sqm on the ground floor, furnished welcomes you in a haven of tranquility. Comfortable,...
Located 6.1 km from Montreuil300 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsStudio très agréable dans le 18ème   NEW
Paris
This studio overlooking an interior garden is very quiet. It is close to a covered market in a lively neighborhood. Close to the subway and bus you easy access to central Paris. It...
Located 7 km from MontreuilFrom 370 € to 420 € 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 15.5 km from Montreuil 
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 22 km from Montreuil 
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 25 km from Montreuil22.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Séjours & Affaires Montreuil Saint Mandé - Hotel in MontreuilSéjours & Affaires Montreuil Saint Mandé     
8
Montreuil
Located near the Bois de Vincennes, the Château and its lake, and the 'Parc Floral', the residence offers a piece of fresh air just a step away from Place de la Nation. Saint Mandé...
Located in MontreuilRoom from 76 €
Premiere Classe Montreuil - Hotel in MontreuilPremiere Classe Montreuil     
6.7
Montreuil
Located in the outskirts of Paris, this hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Mairie de Montreuil Metro stop, and a 10-minute drive from central Paris. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi...
Located in MontreuilRoom from 44 €
ibis budget Paris Porte de Montreuil - Hotel in Montreuilibis budget Paris Porte de Montreuil     
6.6
Montreuil
Located Place de la Porte de Montreuil and 2.5 km from Place de la Nation, ibis budget Paris Porte de Montreuil is a 24-hour reception hotel with a regional restaurant and a bar. The...
Located in MontreuilRoom from 47 €

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Novotel Aulnay Sous Bois
Novotel Aulnay Sous Bois is a 4-star hotel located 5 km from the Villepinte and Bourget Exhibition Complexes. It features a swimming pool and a terrace,...
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Kyriad Prestige Le Bourget - Aeroport
Kyriad Prestige Le Bourget is located 3 kilometres from the Museum of Air and Space and 8 kilometres from Charles de Gaulle...
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