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Puteaux

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

City of Île-de-France located in the department of Hauts-de-Seine, Puteaux takes place on the left bank of the Seine, on the edge of Neuilly-sur-Seine and Paris, including the famous district of Defense. Its proximity to the capital and its important public transport network make it an ideal town to enjoy the many tourist charms of the region.

This was called Puteoli in the twelfth century take its name, according to various historians of its former proximity of ponds or sloughs. Once owned by the Abbey of Saint-Victor, the territory Puteaux is today known for its economic dynamism and its extensive leisure offer. Modern, though the town francilienne has retained an interesting heritage that reveals to visitors some beautiful monuments.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPuteaux
Postcode92800
Tourism label
Latitude48.8847480 (N 48° 53’ 5”)
Longitude2.2396400 (E 2° 14’ 23”)
AltitudeFrom 29m to 78m
Surface area3.19 km²
Population45437 inhabitants
Density14243 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNanterre (2.1 mi, 6 min)
Insee code92062
IntercommunalityMét du Grand Paris
DepartmentHauts-de-Seine
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Neuilly-sur-Seine1.6 mi (6 min)
Courbevoie1.6 mi (7 min)
Nanterre1.7 mi (7 min)
La Garenne-Colombes1.9 mi (7 min)
Suresnes2 mi (8 min)
Rueil-Malmaison3.2 mi (10 min)
Levallois-Perret3.3 mi (11 min)
Boulogne-Billancourt3.6 mi (12 min)
Bezons3.7 mi (13 min)
Bois-Colombes3.8 mi (15 min)
Asnières-sur-Seine3.8 mi (12 min)
Garches4.2 mi (13 min)
Saint-Cloud4.2 mi (13 min)
Clichy4.5 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

Full of interest and history, the city of Puteaux has managed to highlight an architectural heritage of the most exciting.

Listed building, the Church of Our Lady of Mercy was built in the early sixteenth century. Restored in the 1980s, it has still a tower inaugurated in 2012 in memory of the former bell tower and several bells sponsored at the time by the famous musician Jean-Baptiste Lully.

Built in the 1920s, the city hall of Puteaux was once the subject of an architectural competition won by John and Edward Niermans. Inaugurated in 1934, it reveals a beautiful blend of modern and neoclassical style on its facade. The staircase is decorated with a fresco of Louis Bouquet, while we can admire in some rooms parquet mosaics and geographical reasons, and an Art Deco inspired furniture.

Located in a wooded park in the heart of the hills above the town, the mill of Chantecoq date of 1648. Rebuilt in the eighteenth century, it hosted a printing museum in the early twentieth century, before becoming an annex of the Municipal Conservatory. Part of the site was classified as an historic monument.

In the 1980s, the land of the island of Puteaux, bequeathed by the widow of a sugar industry, have become a major city park. in particular we discover a fitness trail, a leisure center, or a beautiful rose garden. Visitors will enjoy the scents of rose Puteaux, and nearly two hundred different species.

Opened in the late 2000s, the garden of vines has, on more than 1000 m², 170 vines of Chardonnay vines, and a charming landscaped garden. The harvest takes place every year in autumn for the production of the wine Clos Chantecoq.

Puteaux also has several places of culture, like the house of Camille. The latter houses a museum and an art library. Puteaux theater, opened in the early twentieth century is also a center of the city.

Places of interest

Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

The Market Hall shepherdesses takes place every Wednesday and Saturday morning, while that of Eugène Eichenberger street runs Thursday and Sunday morning.

A bustling Christmas market is held every year at the end of the year.

The city hosts a comic festival in May with dedications, meetings and other events around the ninth art.

From July to August, Puteaux beach is the setting for sports activities, games or music on the island of Puteaux.

In August, Stand up in scene with outdoor concerts.

Weather

Sunday 16 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 27°C
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Monday 17 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 29°C
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Tuesday 18 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Dinner on a Double-Decker Bus: The Bustronome
Entertainment100 € Paris (2.6 mi)
Lunch on a Double-Decker Bus: The Bustronome
Entertainment65 € Paris (2.6 mi)
Arc de Triomphe E-Ticket – Valid all year
Culture and education12 € Paris (2.6 mi)
Day Trip to Normandy Landing Beaches (English) – Departing from Paris
Culture and education159 € Paris (2.7 mi)
Create Your Own Perfume Workshop
Arts and Crafts109 € Paris (2.7 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pr 4- A walking tour bright in colour
HikeEasy2h25Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine (4.7 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 course 15 km
HikeIntermediate4h25Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine (4.7 mi)
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (5.5 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 : courses 18 km
HikeIntermediate4h55Saint-Denis (6.1 mi)
PR1 an island in the middle of a river
HikeIntermediate2h55Saint-Denis (6.4 mi)

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