|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
City Centre Cergy
~1.51 miles from Cergy city center
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|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~2.37 miles from Cergy city center
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Pontoise Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Saint-Maclou de Pontoise) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and national monument of France, located in the town of Pontoise, now on the outskirts of Paris, in the Val d'Oise.The church, raised to the status of cathedral in 1966 when the Diocese of Pontoise was created, is dedicated to Saint Maclovius (Maclou). Construction began in the 12th century on the site of an ancient chapel of Saint Eustace and the building was enlarged and completed in the 15th and 16th centuries. Thus the central and eastern parts of the cathedral are 12th century, while the tower and the central portal are in the Flamboyant style. There are Renaissance additions flanking the central structure, and a north portal of the same period.
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
City Centre Maisons Laffitte
~7.91 miles from Cergy city center
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|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
City Centre Saint Germain en Laye
~10.07 miles from Cergy city center
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|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
City Centre Enghien Les Bains
Enghien Les Bains
~12.71 miles from Cergy city center
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|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~13.36 miles from Cergy city center
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|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
City Centre La Defense (17th)
~13.43 miles from Cergy city center
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|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
Asnieres sur Seine
~14.15 miles from Cergy city center
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|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~14.90 miles from Cergy city center
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The Longchamp Racecourse (French: Hippodrome de Longchamp) is a 57 hectare horse-racing facility located on the Route des Tribunes in the Bois de Boulogne at Paris, France. Built on the banks of the Seine River, it is used for flat racing and is noted for its variety of interlaced tracks and a famous hill that provides a real challenge to competing thoroughbreds. It has several racetracks varying from 1,000 to 4,000 meters in length with 46 different starting posts. The course is home to more than half of the group one races held in France. The highlight of the calendar is the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Held on the first weekend in October, the prestigious event attracts the best horses from around the world.The first-ever race run at Longchamp was on Sunday, April 27, 1857 in front of a...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
City Centre Sarcelles
~15.35 miles from Cergy city center
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Bois de Boulogne
~15.40 miles from Cergy city center
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The Bois de Boulogne is a park located along the western edge of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt.The Bois de Boulogne covers an area of 8.459 km² (3.266 sq. miles, or 2,090 acres), which is 0.05 times larger than Central Park in New York, and 3.3 times larger than Hyde Park in London.The northern part of the Bois de Boulogne is occupied by the Jardin d'Acclimatation, an amusement park with a ménagerie and other attractions.
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
Paris Congress Expo
~15.41 miles from Cergy city center
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Arc de Triomphe (17)
~15.74 miles from Cergy city center
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Saint Denis Basilica
~15.86 miles from Cergy city center
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The Cathedral Basilica of St Denis (French: Cathédrale royale de Saint-Denis, or simply Basilique Saint-Denis, previously the Abbaye de Saint-Denis) is a large abbey church in the commune of Saint-Denis, now a northern suburb of Paris. The abbey church was created a cathedral in 1966 and is the seat of the Bishop of Saint-Denis, Pascal Michel Ghislain Delannoy. The building is of unique importance historically and architecturally.Founded in the 7th century by Dagobert I on the burial place of Saint Denis, a patron saint of France, the church became a place of pilgrimage and the burial place of the French Kings, nearly every king from the 10th to the 18th centuries being buried there, as well as many from the previous centuries. (It was not used for the coronations of kings, this role bei...
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~16.01 miles from Cergy city center
Hotels Close to Musee Marmottan
Musee Marmottan Claude Monet is nestled in on the east side of the Bois de Boulogne, by Ranelagh Park. Housed in a 19th century townhouse, you will find approximately 65 paintings by the great Impressionist. The piece of work which gave the art movement its name, Impression, Soleil Levant, is here, as well as paintings of Rouen Cathedral, Gare St. Lazare, scenes from Giverny, the London Houses of Parliament &, of course, water lilies. Not covered by the Museum Pass, closed Monday. Website: www.marmottan.com. A magnificent gem!
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Arc de Triomphe (8th)
~16.06 miles from Cergy city center
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Roland Garros Stadium (Stade de Roland Garros)
~16.10 miles from Cergy city center
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The Stade de Roland Garros (French "Roland Garros Stadium") is a tennis venue located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France, and home to the French Open tennis tournament, a Grand Slam event played every year in May and June. The place is named after Roland Garros, a French fighter aircraft pilot during World War I, who, on 23 September 1913, became the first man to fly an airplane over the Mediterranean Sea.The grounds are home to twenty courts, including Court Philippe Chatrier and Court Suzanne Lenglen, and the Tenniseum, a museum of tennis.
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
Stade de France
~16.20 miles from Cergy city center
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The Stade de France is the national stadium of France, situated in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis. It has an all-seater capacity of 81,338, making it the fifth largest stadium in Europe, and is used by both the France national football team and French rugby union team for international competition. On 12 July 1998, France defeated Brazil 3–0 in the 1998 FIFA World Cup Final contested at the stadium. The Stade de France is listed as a five-star stadium by UEFA and has hosted matches for the 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2003 World Championships in Athletics, and the 2007 Rugby World Cup making it the only stadium in the world to have hosted both a Football World Cup final and a Rugby World Cup final. The facility also hosted the annual Motorsport event Race of Champions in 2004, 2005, and 2006 b...
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~16.23 miles from Cergy city center
Hotels Close to Parc Monceau
Parc Monceau (French pronunciation: [pa?k m?~so]) is a semi-public park situated in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, at the junction of Boulevard de Courcelles, Rue de Prony and Rue Georges Berger. At the main entrance is a rotunda.The park was established by Phillippe d'Orléans, Duke of Chartres, a cousin of the king. He started buying land on which to establish the garden in 1769, and employed Louis Carrogis Carmontelle to design the gardens. He was a close friend of the Prince of Wales, later George IV, and a lover of all things English. As a result, his aim was to create an informal English-style garden in the middle of Paris. By 1778, through successive purchases, the garden had grown to 12 hectares. It became known as the Folie de Chartres.In 1793, during the French Rev...
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~16.33 miles from Cergy city center
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50 triumphant years and still the latest thing!Can the Lido de Paris still be described as a "cabaret" ? To ensure perfect visibility for everyone in the audience, the 1150-seat panoramic theater has been designed without columns. A single 45-meter prestressed concrete beam provides the necessary long-bearing support. A giant elevator allows the orchestra section, where 300 guests dine, to sink 80 centimeters into the floor to further improve visibility. And yet, despite all its feats of technology and international status, the Lido still retains its soul - a uniquely Parisian spirit of refinement which carries its great tradition with panache. Your desire for enchantment is fulfilled 365 days a year at the Lido de Paris.
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~16.37 miles from Cergy city center
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The Passy Cemetery (Fr: Cimetière de Passy) is a famous cemetery located at 2, rue du Commandant Schlœsing in Passy, in the 16ème arrondissement of Paris, France.In the early 19th century, on the orders of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, all the cemeteries in Paris were replaced by several large new ones outside the precincts of the capital. The Montmartre Cemetery was built in the north, the Père Lachaise Cemetery in the east, and the Montparnasse Cemetery in the south. The Passy Cemetery was a later addition, but has its origins in the same edict.Opened in 1820 in the expensive residential and commercial districts of the Right Bank near the Champs-Élysées, by 1874 the small Passy Cemetery had become the aristocratic necropolis of Paris. It is the only cemetery in Paris to have a h...
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Musee de l'Homme
~16.43 miles from Cergy city center
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The Musée de l'Homme (French, "Museum of Man") was created in 1937 by Paul Rivet for the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne. It is the descendant of the Musée d'Ethnographie du Trocadéro, founded in 1878. The Musée de l'Homme is a research center under the authority of various ministries, and it groups several entities from the CNRS. The Musée de l'Homme is one of the seven departments of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle.The Musée de l'Homme occupies most of the Passy wing of the Palais de Chaillot in the 16th arrondissement. Part of its exhibition will eventually be transferred to the Quai Branly museum.Due to renovation, the museum will be closed from the end of March 2009 until 2012. The total amount of money appropriated for the renova...
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~16.43 miles from Cergy city center
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Palais de Chaillot
~16.43 miles from Cergy city center
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For the Exposition Internationale of 1937, the old Palais du Trocadéro was demolished and replaced by the Palais de Chaillot which now tops the hill. It was designed in classicizing "moderne" style by architects Louis-Hippolyte Boileau, Jacques Carlu and Léon Azéma. Like the old palais, the palais de Chaillot features two wings shaped to form a wide arc: indeed, these wings were built on the foundations of those of the former building. However, unlike the old palais, the wings are independent buildings and there is no central element to connect them: instead, a wide esplanade leaves an open view from the place du Trocadéro to the Eiffel Tower and beyond.The buildings are decorated with quotations by Paul Valéry, and they now house a number of museums:the Musée national de la Marine (na...
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~16.48 miles from Cergy city center
Hotels Close to Trocadero (16)
The Trocadéro, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. The hill of the Trocadéro is the hill of Chaillot, a former village.Trocadero is an island inside the Bay of Cadiz, in the South of Spain, bordering the Spanish mainland. Nowadays, it is connected to Cadiz by the bridge that goes across the bay. Originally, the name trocadero refers to an emporium or place of trade.In the Battle of Trocadero, the fortified position was captured by French forces led by the Duc d'Angoulême, son of the future king, Charles X, on August 31, 1823. France had intervened on behalf of King Ferdinand VII of Spain, whose rule was contested by a liberal rebellion.Today the square is officially named Place du Trocadéro...
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Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
~16.60 miles from Cergy city center
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Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris is an art museum in Paris dedicated to the arts of the 20th century (48°51'50?N 2°17'50?E). It is located at 11 Avenue du Président Wilson in the 16th district of Paris.It is located in the Palais de Tokyo constructed for the International Exhibition of Arts and Technology of 1937, the museum was inaugurated in 1961. The museum collections include over 8000 works illustrating various trends of the art of the twentieth century. Exhibitions on the major movements and artists highlights from the European scene of the twentieth century but also monographic and thematic exhibitions present the main trends of today's art.The museum collections include, among others, works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Raoul Dufy, Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Ro...
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Champs Elysees (8th)
~16.63 miles from Cergy city center
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The Avenue des Champs-Élysées (French pronunciation: [??~zeli'ze] ( listen)) is a prestigious avenue in Paris, France. With its cinemas, cafés, luxury specialty shops and clipped chestnut trees, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is one of the most famous streets in the world, and with rents as high as USD1.5 million per 1,000 square feet (92.9 square metres) of space, it remains the most expensive strip of real estate in Europe. The name is French for Elysian Fields, the place of the blessed dead in Greek mythology.The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is known in France as La plus belle avenue du monde ("The most beautiful avenue in the world"). The arrival of global chain stores in recent years has slightly changed its character, and in a first effort to stem these changes, the City of Paris (whi...
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Parc des Princes
~16.64 miles from Cergy city center
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The Parc des Princes is a stadium located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France, currently the home of football team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), with a seating capacity of 48,712. Originally a velodrome, it was the finish of the Tour de France from the first event in 1903 until the track's demolition in the late 1960s. It was also previously the national stadium until the Stade de France was built for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. The Parc des Princes stadium and grounds are owned by the City of Paris. The name Parc des Princes ("Princes' Park") was given to the surrounding area during the 18th century, when it was a forest used by the royal family for hunting.The stadium is served by two stations on the Paris Métro: Porte de Saint-Cloud and Porte d'Auteuil.Officially opened on 4 June ...
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Cergy|
~16.72 miles from Cergy city center
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Montmartre Cemetery (French: Cimetière de Montmartre) is a famous cemetery located at 37 Avenue Samson, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, France.Cemeteries had been banned from Paris since the shutting down of the Cimetière des Innocents in 1786, as they presented health hazards. Several new cemeteries replaced all the Parisian ones, outside the precincts of the capital, in the early 19th century: Montmartre in the north, Père Lachaise Cemetery in the east, Passy Cemetery in the west and Montparnasse Cemetery in the south.Located west of the Butte, near the beginning of Rue Caulaincourt in Place Clichy, the cemetery in the Montmartre quarter of Paris is built below street level in the hollow of an old quarry with its entrance on Avenue Rachel under Rue Caulaincourt. The cemetery epi...
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~16.76 miles from Cergy city center
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Pont d'Iéna is a bridge spanning the River Seine in Paris. It links the Eiffel Tower on the Left Bank to the district of Trocadéro on the Right Bank.In 1807, Napoléon I ordered, by an imperial decree issued in Warsaw, the construction of a bridge overlooking the Military School, and named the bridge after his victory in 1806 at the Battle of Jena, disregarding names considered previously: pont du Champ-de-Mars and pont de l'École militaire.The structure was designed with five arches, each with an arc length of 28 m, and four intermediate piers. The initial construction, the cost of which was enormous at the time, was fully financed by the State and spanned six years from 1808 to 1814.The tympana along the sides of the bridge had been originally decorated with imperial eagles conc...