in Essonne of Île-de-France Region, France
- Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport (3.277 mi)
- Chartres Champhol Airport (3.349 mi)
- Paris-Orly Airport (3.369 mi)
- Toussus-le-Noble Airport (3.371 mi)
- Paris-Le Bourget Airport (3.386 mi)
- Charles de Gaulle International Airport (3.390 mi)
- Pontoise - Cormeilles-en-Vexin Airport (3.394 mi)
- Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport (3.419 mi)
- Compiègne Margny Airport (3.419 mi)
- Brussels Airport (3.527 mi)
- London Gatwick Airport (3.534 mi)
- Bourges Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 3.256 mi)
- The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (Unesco heritage, 3.275 mi)
- Chartres Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 3.348 mi)
- Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (Unesco heritage, 3.348 mi)
- Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (Unesco heritage, 3.361 mi)
- Palace and Park of Versailles (Unesco heritage, 3.374 mi)
- Paris, Banks of the Seine (Unesco heritage, 3.378 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 3.450 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 3.472 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 3.478 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 0.000 and 0.000 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 0° 0' 0" and E 0° 0' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 10:41 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:44 am and 6:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to France.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2022-11-28 07:22:34
The district Courcelle of in Essonne (Île-de-France Region) is a subburb in France about 15 mi south-west of Paris, the country's capital city.
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Versailles, Palaiseau, Boulogne-Billancourt, Saint-Germain-en-Laye and Antony. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 10°C / 50 °F
|Morning Temperature||8°C / 47 °F|
|Evening Temperature||9°C / 49 °F|
|Night Temperature||6°C / 43 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 29th of November 2022
9°C (48 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Wednesday, 30th of November 2022
8°C (47 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 1st of December 2022
7°C (45 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Novotel Paris Saclay
Best Western Plus Paris Val de Bievre
Novotel Saint-Quentin Golf National
L'Auberge du Manet
Le Manoir de Sauvegrain Logis
Centre Port- Royal
Best Western The Wish Versailles
Residhome Paris Guyancourt Appart hotel
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Le petit train imaginaire de Gif-sur-Yvette
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EQUIFUN du 19/11/2013, Gif sur Yvette, La Grange Martin
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Le 7 mai 2013, Le Petit Train de Gif-sur-Yvette
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Blues Caravan 2013 - Rolling on the river - @ St Rémy-lès-Chevreuse
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Paris Z Stock train ride - part 3
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La Jean Racine 2013 - Randonnée VTT - Saint Remy les Chevreuses
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Jean Racine 2014
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
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Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives
The Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (English: Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission) or CEA, is a French “public establishment related to industrial and commercial activities” whose mission is to develop all applications of nuclear power, both civilian and military. CEA is headed by a board headed by the general administrator, advised by the high-commissioner for atomic energy.
HEC Paris or Hautes études commerciales de Paris is one of the foremost business schools in France and in Europe. It was created in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the model of French grandes écoles and has progressively become one of the most selective graduate schools in Europe. It has been consistently ranked as the best business school in Europe by the Financial Times since the ranking's inception.
Cimetière des Gonards
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For the Japanese Buddhist term for enlightenment, see Satori. Satory is an area south of Versailles in France. It is mostly known for its military camp, housing: Weapon-testing facilities of GIAT Industries Barracks and facilities for gendarmerie including the GIGN headquarters and the gendarmerie armored squadron Barracks for Marine troops. The areas hosted some of the shooting events for the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Château de Breteuil
The Château de Breteuil (previously called the Château de Bevilliers) was built in the early 17th century and decorated principally in the 18th century. It is located in the Île-de-France and the département of Yvelines, France, 35 km to the south-west of Paris in the heart of the renowned Valley of Chevreuse. The château is set in a listed park of some 90 hectares. The family of the Marquis de Breteuil who still lives there gave three ministers to the Kings of France.
SOLEIL is a synchrotron facility near Paris, France. It performed its first acceleration of electrons on May 14, 2006. The name SOLEIL is a backronym for Source optimisée de lumière d’énergie intermédiaire du LURE (LURE optimised intermediary energy light source), LURE meaning Laboratoire pour l'utilisation du rayonnement électromagnétique.
Laboratoire d'informatique pour la mécanique et les sciences de l'ingénieur
Founded in 1972, Laboratoire d'informatique pour la mécanique et les sciences de l'ingénieur (LIMSI - Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences) is a CNRS laboratory associated with the Paris-VI and Paris-Sud-XI Universities. LIMSI is located in Orsay (south of Paris) on the campus of the University of Paris-Sud. It is a body of approximately 180 people: tenured researchers and professors, engineers, technicians, administrative staff, and PhD students.
Château de la Madeleine
The Château de la Madeleine is a castle located in the town of Chevreuse, in the French département of Yvelines. In a good state of preservation, it was built on the top of a hill and dominates the town. The name comes from the chapel of the castle, dedicated to Sainte Marie-Madeleine.
Gare du Guichet
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Gare de Bures-sur-Yvette
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Gare de Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse
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Vallée de Chevreuse
Vallée de Chevreuse (Chevreuse Valley) is the name given to the valley of the Yvette River, flowing though the Yvelines and Essonne departments. It encompasses the communes around Chevreuse located within the Parc naturel régional de la haute vallée de Chevreuse and communes further downstream until Palaiseau : Gif-sur-Yvette, Bures-sur-Yvette, Orsay, Villebon-sur-Yvette, etc.
École supérieure d'électricité, commonly known as Supélec, is a French graduate school of engineering awarding the equivalent of a master's degree and Ph. D opportunities. It is one of the most prestigious and selective Grandes Ecoles in France, and a reference in the field of electric energy and information sciences. With 460 graduates a year, Supélec ranks among the best departments of electrical and computer engineering of the top American or European universities.
Château de Janvry
The Château de Janvry is a stately home in the French village of Janvry, Essonne. The château dates back to the 17th century. It is still partially surrounded by watered moats. Its main building includes a primary wing facing west and two attached side wings; the north wing and the south wing. All wings are linked, creating a U-shaped château. The château has been listed as an historical monument by the Demeure Historique Association in the early 1980s.
The Vaularon is a small river in southern Île-de-France (France), left tributary of the Yvette, in Bures-sur-Yvette, which is a tributary of the Orge and then the Seine. Its source is in Gometz-le-Chatel, in the Essonne department.
ESME-Sudria (ex-École Spéciale de Mécanique et d'Électricité) is a graduate school of science & engineering in France, specialised in the field of energy, electronics and computer engineering. Founded in 1905 by Joachim Sudria and certified by the State since 1922, the diploma is signed by the French Education Ministry and authorized by the "Commission des titres d'ingénieur". The ESME-Sudria is also member of the "Conférence des Grandes Ecoles" and of the Union of Independent Grandes Écoles.
Toussus-le-Noble Airport is a regional airport in France. It supports general aviation with no commercial airline service scheduled. Many French governmental aircraft are hangared and maintained at the airport and it used primarily for government travel and charters, as well as private aircraft.
Section Internationale Anglophone de Buc
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Prost Grand Prix
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University of Paris-Sud
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Saclay Nuclear Research Centre
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Le Golf National
The Albatros course at Le Golf National is an 18 hole golf course designed by the architect Hubert Chesneau in collaboration with Pierre Thevenin. It is located in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Paris, France. It took three years to build from July 1987 to October 1990. It was opened on 5 October 1990 by Roger Bambuck, Minister of Youth and Sports.
Communauté d'agglomération du Plateau de Saclay
The Communauté d'agglomération du Plateau de Saclay (or CAPS) is an administrative entity in the Essonne département, near Paris. Administrative center: Orsay.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Courcelle-sur Yvette, Courcelles, Courcelle, Courcelle-sur-Yvette