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

Limeil-Brévannes is a town of Île-de-France in the heart of Val-de-Marne. It takes place about fifteen kilometers from Paris, on the edge of Yerres or Boissy-Saint-Léger.

The town has existed since at least Roman times, as evidenced by a necropolis and an ancient road found during excavations in the nineteenth century. But the city as we know it today, was born from the merger of Limeil Brévannes and, in the eighteenth century.

Charming, Limeil-Brévannes architecture is typical of the Paris region and a historical heritage that does not lack interest. Church and castle are old and the city program that has managed to highlight its traditions and its history. Green, the town also knows a perfect environment for Sunday walks.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.7461849 (N 48° 44’ 46”)
Longitude2.4921540 (E 2° 29’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 35m to 94m
Surface area6.93 km²
Population21339 inhabitants
Density3079 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCréteil (6.4 km, 12 min)
Insee code94044
IntercommunalityCA Plaine Centrale du Val de Marne

Nearest cities & towns

Boissy-Saint-Léger2.2 km (5 min)
Valenton4.8 km (11 min)
Sucy-en-Brie5 km (11 min)
Bonneuil-sur-Marne5 km (10 min)
Villecresnes5.2 km (10 min)
Yerres5.8 km (12 min)
Marolles-en-Brie6.3 km (10 min)
Crosne6.3 km (11 min)
Noiseau6.6 km (15 min)
Villeneuve-Saint-Georges6.8 km (13 min)
Brunoy7.2 km (13 min)
Mandres-les-Roses7.3 km (12 min)
Montgeron7.4 km (14 min)
Ormesson-sur-Marne7.7 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Classified as an historic monument, the ancient castle of Brévannes now home Emile-Roux hospital. This is a medieval building with towers, moats or watchtowers. Under Louis XIV, he even welcomed gardens designed by Le Nôtre himself. Demolished in the eighteenth century, the castle is a beautiful building in Louis XVI style. It passed through many hands before being bought by Public Assistance in the nineteenth century, becoming a hospice, sanatorium and a hospital.

The Church of St. Martin of Limeil dates from the thirteenth century. She experienced some changes in the nineteenth century, including transformations on the bell tower.

Walking through the old center, one can discover the home of the family of Sèze, who owned a chestnut park and white lilacs. If the original house was destroyed, one can see the house of associations built in its place.

Identified in the inventory of cultural heritage, the conservatory Limeil-Brévannes was built in the second half of the nineteenth century.

The city is covered almost 20% of its territory by the forest of the Barn. They are 110 hectares to discover fauna and flora through hiking trails.

Events and festivities

The market is held every Saturday morning, while a Christmas market is offered in December.

In May, the garden festival highlights nature through animations and exhibitors, creative workshops or exhibitions.

Rock'N'Jazz The festival takes place each May Limeil-Brévannes with several concerts.

The celebration of the city, in June, is the scene of several furious protests.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Skip-the-Line E-Ticket – Château de Vincennes
Culture and education9 € Vincennes (11.7 km)
Paris Brunch Cruise – vip offer in a small group (in English)
Entertainment120 € Paris (13.8 km)
Paris Brunch Cruise – vip offer in a small group
Entertainment150 € Paris (13.8 km)
Street Art Tour of the Butte aux Cailles
Culture and education7 € Paris (13.9 km)
Guided Tour of Père Lachaise Cemetery – In English only
Culture and education21 € Paris (14.2 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (16 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (44 km)
Historic trail in the town centre
Village visitEasy1h30La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (52 km)
Family discovery trail
Village visitEasy1h00La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (52 km)
La Barre Natural Forest Area
HikeEasy1h30La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (52 km)


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