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Colombes

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

Located in Île-de-France, in the department of Hauts-de-Seine, Colombes takes place in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, in the inner suburbs, not far from the city of Nanterre. Third city of the department, Colombes is the seventh town in the region in terms of population.

According to historians, the first town in Colombes was founded around the same time that the city of Paris, as evidenced by the remains found during archaeological excavations in the early nineteenth century. The city has expanded significantly in the course of the nineteenth century with the construction of bridges over the Seine, and the arrival of train stations. Popular with painters of the time, Colombes retains vestiges of this time through popular parks for tourists and residents.

Important economic area, this town of Hauts-de-Seine is also known for its tourist attraction today. Its proximity to the capital, making it a perfect place to discover all the delights of the region.

Geographical information

MunicipalityColombes
Postcode92700
Tourism label
Latitude48.9311790 (N 48° 55’ 52”)
Longitude2.2483070 (E 2° 14’ 54”)
AltitudeFrom 23m to 44m
Surface area7.81 km²
Population85951 inhabitants
Density11005 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNanterre (4.5 mi, 12 min)
Insee code92025
IntercommunalityMét du Grand Paris
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Bois-Colombes1.8 mi (7 min)
Argenteuil2.1 mi (7 min)
La Garenne-Colombes2.3 mi (9 min)
Bezons2.4 mi (8 min)
Courbevoie2.5 mi (10 min)
Asnières-sur-Seine2.7 mi (12 min)
Gennevilliers3.3 mi (8 min)
Houilles3.4 mi (11 min)
Levallois-Perret4.2 mi (15 min)
Nanterre4.2 mi (10 min)
Carrières-sur-Seine4.2 mi (14 min)
Villeneuve-la-Garenne4.3 mi (8 min)
Cormeilles-en-Parisis4.5 mi (15 min)
Clichy4.7 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

Important city of Île-de-France, Colombes only reveals a modest architectural heritage. The many green spaces and other public parks, however, make the success of this joint to the famous past.

Lagravère the park, the former island Marante, is an important place of walk since the nineteenth century. It offers five kilometers of paths, and is part of the Blue Promenade to go to Rueil-Malmaison, all along the banks of the Seine.

The ruins of the old church Colombes downtown were listed historical monument, like the water treatment plant next to the bridge of Argenteuil.

Former horse racetrack, the Yves-du-Manoir stadium, which hosted the Summer Olympics in 1924, also served as an internment camp during World War II.

A municipal museum of art and collections of this history from the old regime to the industrial era. A collection dedicated to the Fine Arts unveils drawings, paintings or sculptures from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. David Bienvetu or Die Victorine and are in the program.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Colombes offers several times a year of events to entertain its residents and attract visitors.

Three markets are at Colombes, the Centre on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday morning, the Petit-Colombes Tuesday, Friday and Sunday morning, and of Marceau, Wednesday and Saturday morning.

A Christmas market is also proposed by year's end.

In June, up to the feast of the cherry. For three days, the city will ignite with entertainment, tastings and other events around the summer fruit.

In the summer, the Surprises activities squares enliven the city parks and offer entertainment for younger.

Weather

Thursday 20 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 27°C
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Friday 21 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
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Saturday 22 july
Min. 17°C - Max. 33°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Arc de Triomphe E-Ticket – Valid all year
Culture and education12 € Paris (4.5 mi)
Dinner on a Double-Decker Bus: The Bustronome
Entertainment100 € Paris (4.5 mi)
Lunch on a Double-Decker Bus: The Bustronome
Entertainment65 € Paris (4.5 mi)
Themed guided tour of museums and monuments
Culture and education25 € Paris (4.6 mi)
Lido Cabaret Show & Dinner – With champagne
Entertainment130 € Paris (4.7 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pr 4- A walking tour bright in colour
HikeEasy2h25Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine (4.1 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 course 15 km
HikeIntermediate4h25Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine (4.1 mi)
PR1 an island in the middle of a river
HikeIntermediate2h55Saint-Denis (5 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 course 10 km
HikeEasy3h10Saint-Denis (5 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 : courses 18 km
HikeIntermediate4h55Saint-Denis (5.2 mi)

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