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

Bordering Montrouge, Châtillon commune is located in the Hauts-de-Seine, in the Île-de-France. It is on the way to the Green Belt South Paris, which includes part of Via Turonensis a way to Saint Jacques de Compostela. Located not far from the capital, Châtillon enjoys excellent public transport.

City known since the late twelfth century, which was also called Châtillon-sous-Bagneux, was the scene of many historical upheavals. Dependency of the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés or battle theater during the War of 1870, the town was francilienne often under the spotlight.

Today more calm, the city remains an attractive place for tourism in Île-de-France, with great development of culture, and a fairly rich heritage.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.8046890 (N 48° 48’ 17”)
Longitude2.2893870 (E 2° 17’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 78m to 164m
Surface area2.92 km²
Population37531 inhabitants
Density12853 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNanterre (11.6 mi, 25 min)
Insee code92020
IntercommunalityMét du Grand Paris

Nearest cities & towns

Malakoff1.3 mi (5 min)
Fontenay-aux-Roses1.4 mi (5 min)
Bagneux1.5 mi (7 min)
Vanves1.7 mi (6 min)
Montrouge1.7 mi (6 min)
Clamart1.9 mi (8 min)
Issy-les-Moulineaux2.2 mi (10 min)
Sceaux2.3 mi (10 min)
Cachan2.6 mi (11 min)
Le Plessis-Robinson2.7 mi (10 min)
Arcueil2.8 mi (10 min)
Bourg-la-Reine2.9 mi (11 min)
Châtenay-Malabry3 mi (11 min)
Gentilly3.2 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

On the relatively ancient origin, the town of Châtillon still offers some beautiful sights to discover during a few walks in the city center and its surroundings.

Built between the thirteenth and sixteenth century, St. Philippe and St. Jacques Church has been listed historical monument. It is also possible to admire a religious building later, the Church of Our Lady of Calvary, built between 1932 and 1935. Also listed historical monument, it is built of red brick Bagneux and reveals a style neo Byzantine. Inside, one can admire including several colorful frescoes, such as the coronation of the Virgin who fills the apse.

Overlooking the entire city of Châtillon The Biret round takes place at the location of the first cooler in the Paris region.

Walking through Châtillon, passersby can enjoy a beautiful stone mill and the winch Auboin career. Formerly handled by a draft horse, he allowed to hoist the large stone blocks surface. Demonstrations are held several times a year, especially during Heritage Days.

green city that cultivates Châtilllon appearance of the town, has several natural areas like the Matisse Park, one of Entangling Roots, or Folly Desmares.

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Several markets are organized Châtillon: Châtillon the market Tuesday, Friday and Sunday morning, the Les Halles market on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday morning, and the market White House, Wednesday and Friday afternoon.

In early June, the Châtillon party is the scene of several events.

In September, the Arts Festival Street offers free performances throughout the city.

A Christmas market enlivens the city in December.


Sunday 26 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C
Monday 27 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 28 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bread Making Class in a Parisian Bakery
Local flavours114 € Paris (2.6 mi)
Macaroon Baking Class
Local flavours119 € Paris (2.8 mi)
Daytime Segway Tour of Paris (in English only)
Entertainment60 € Paris (3.3 mi)
Evening Segway Tour of Paris
Entertainment70 € Paris (3.3 mi)
Street Art Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Culture and education7 € Paris (3.4 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (4.6 mi)
Pr 4- A walking tour bright in colour
HikeEasy2h25Saint-Ouen (7.7 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 course 15 km
HikeIntermediate4h25Saint-Ouen (7.8 mi)
24 km for 2024
HikeIntermediate6h25Pantin (8.2 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 : courses 18 km
HikeIntermediate4h55Saint-Denis (8.6 mi)


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