Fontenay-lès-Briis
in Essonne of Île-de-France Region, France

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
48.620 and 2.153 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 48° 37' 10" and E 2° 9' 9"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:18 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:32 am and 7:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
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Delve into Fontenay-lès-Briis

Fontenay-lès-Briis in Essonne (Île-de-France Region) with it's 1,797 habitants is located in France about 18 mi (or 30 km) south-west of Paris, the country's capital town.

Current time in Fontenay-lès-Briis is now 12:18 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 11 airports close to Fontenay-lès-Briis, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Toussus-le-Noble Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is Palace and Park of Versailles in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), North. 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: Palaiseau, Versailles, Etampes, Antony and Boulogne-Billancourt. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 64 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1025.8 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

18°C (64 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Friday, 20th of September 2019

20°C (68 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

24°C (75 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hôtel Mercure Paris Sud Les Ulis Courtaboeuf

Address
4,6 mi
3 rue du Rio Salado Courtaboeuf
91952 LES ULIS
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kyriad Les Ulis

Address
4,4 mi
PARC DE COURTABOEUF 14, Ave DES ANDES
91952 Les Ulis Cedex
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Campanile Les Ulis Courtaboeuf

Address
4,4 mi
Avenue des Andes 10
91940 Les Ulis
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 23:00


Campanile Villejust - Za Courtaboeuf

Address
4,8 mi
Avenue des Lacs 2
91140 Villejust
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Residhome Apparthotel Bures la Guyonnerie Privilege

Address
5,9 mi
rue de la Guyonnerie
91440 Bures Sur Yvette
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hôtel d'Orsay

Address
6,1 mi
2 rue Francois Leroux
91400 Orsay
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


First Inn Hotel

Address
4,9 mi
Essonne 14 Rue de la Réunion
91940 Les Ulis
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 22:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 21:30


Hôtel Le Village

Address
5,8 mi
4 rue neuve
91190 Gif-sur-Yvette
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Comfort Hotel Acadie Les Ulis

Address
5,2 mi
Avenue De L'océanie Za Courtaboeuf 1
91940 Villebon-sur-Yvette
France

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 15:00


Premiere Classe VILLEJUST - ZA Courtaboeuf

Address
5,4 mi
Avenue des Deux Lacs
91971 Villejust
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 21:00 (lunchbreak: 11:00 - 17:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 21:00 (lunchbreak: 11:00 - 17:00)


Videos from this area

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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

The Institut des hautes études scientifiques (I.H. É.S. ) is a French institute supporting advanced research in mathematics and theoretical physics. It is located in Bures-sur-Yvette just south of Paris. The IHÉS, founded in 1958 by businessman and mathematical physicist Léon Motchane with the help of Robert Oppenheimer and Jean Dieudonné, aims to bring together top researchers in the field.

Located at 48.695, 2.16908 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mathematical institutes, Research institutes in France, Buildings and structures in Essonne, Education in Île-de-France

École Polytechnique

The École polytechnique (commonly known as Polytechnique or, in France, by the nickname X) is a state-run institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, Essonne, France, near Paris. Polytechnique is renowned for its four-year undergraduate/graduate Master's program.

Located at 48.713, 2.209 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grandes écoles, ParisTech, Engineering universities and colleges in France, Education in Paris, Educational institutions established in the 1790s

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.

Located at 48.7251, 2.15035 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Nuclear technology in France, Agencies of the government of France, Nuclear energy in France, Nuclear research centers, Government-owned companies of France, Governmental nuclear organizations

Leuville Cemetery

Leuville-sur-Orge is a French town 25 km south of Paris whose cemetery is a burial ground to many prominent Georgian political emigres who had left country after the Soviet invasion of Georgia of 1921. Among them are the members of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia in Exile.

Located at 48.6222, 2.26611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Île-de-France, History of Georgia (country)

Château de Courson

The Château de Courson was built in 1676 in Courson-Monteloup (the postal code is 91680; INSEE code 91186), on the south-west outskirts of Paris, France. It is in the Essonne département of the Île-de-France région. Originally the home of the Lamoignon family, the château has been in the same family since the 18th century. Its historic park was laid out in formal style by a pupil of André Le Nôtre in the 18th century.

Located at 48.6003, 2.14694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Châteaux in Essonne, Gardens in Essonne, Historic house museums in Île-de-France, Museums in Essonne

SOLEIL

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.

Located at 48.71, 2.145 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Synchrotron radiation facilities, Research institutes in France

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.

Located at 48.7075, 2.17611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Research institutes in France, Engineering research institutes, French National Centre for Scientific Research

Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry

Autodrome de Montlhéry (established 4 October 1924) is a motor racing circuit, officially called L’autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry, located south-west of the small town of Montlhéry about thirty kilometres south of Paris.

Located at 48.6222, 2.23555 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Motorsport venues in France, French Grand Prix, Road test tracks, Sports venues in Essonne

Gare de Palaiseau

Palaiseau is one of the four RER B stations in the city of Palaiseau.

Located at 48.7178, 2.24639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Railway stations in Essonne

Gare de Palaiseau-Villebon

Palaiseau - Villebon is one of the four RER B stations of Palaiseau, near Paris in France.

Located at 48.7078, 2.23722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Railway stations in Essonne

Gare de Lozère

Lozère is one of the four RER B station of Palaiseau, near Paris, in France.

Located at 48.7061, 2.21167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Railway stations in Essonne

Gare du Guichet

Le Guichet is one of the two station of Orsay, near Paris, in France. It's also the name of a district of this town. This station is built on a bridge, above the national road 118.

Located at 48.705, 2.19167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Railway stations in Essonne

Gare d'Orsay-Ville

Orsay-Ville is a RER B station in the town of Orsay, near Paris, in France. This is one of the stations for University of Paris-Sud.

Located at 48.6975, 2.18194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Railway stations in Essonne

Gare de Bures-sur-Yvette

Bures-sur-Yvette is one of the two RER B station of Bures-sur-Yvette, near Paris, in France. This station is used to access University of Paris-Sud, and I H E S.

Located at 48.6958, 2.16333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Railway stations in Essonne

Gare de Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse

Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse is a railway station in Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Located at 48.7031, 2.07 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Buildings and structures in Yvelines

Supélec

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.

Located at 48.7087, 2.164 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grandes écoles, Engineering universities and colleges in France, Educational institutions established in 1894, Education in Lorraine

Château de Chamarande

The château de Chamarande is a 17th century French château in Chamarande, in the department of Essonne.

Located at 48.5128, 2.22083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Châteaux in Essonne, Gardens in Essonne, Art museums and galleries in France

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.

Located at 48.6483, 2.15417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Châteaux in Essonne, Official historical monuments of France

Vaularon

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.

Located at 48.6969, 2.15861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of France, Geography of Essonne, Rivers of Île-de-France

Rouillon (river)

The Rouillon is a small river in southern Île-de-France, left tributary of the Yvette, which is a tributary of the Orge. Its source is in Villejust, north of Longjumeau, in the Essonne department. The Rouillon crosses the following départements and towns: Essonne: Villejust, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Ballainvilliers, Longjumeau.

Located at 48.6797, 2.21167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of France, Geography of Essonne, Rivers of Île-de-France

ESME-Sudria

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.

Located at 48.7083, 2.16389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grandes écoles, Educational institutions established in 1905, Education in Lille, Education in Lyon, Education in Paris, Education in Île-de-France

University of Paris-Sud

University of Paris-Sud (University of Paris XI) is a French university distributed among several campuses in the southern suburb of Paris. The main campus is located in Orsay . This university is a member of the UniverSud Paris. Paris-Sud is one of the largest and most renowned French universities, particularly in science and mathematics. Paris-Sud is ranked 1st in France, 6th in Europe and 37th worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Located at 48.6999, 2.17331 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
University of Paris, Universities in France, Buildings and structures in Essonne, Educational institutions established in 1971, Education in Île-de-France

Saclay Nuclear Research Centre

The Saclay Nuclear Research Centre in the Essonne department of northern France is one of 9 laboratories belonging to the CEA. It is the administrative headquarters of the CEA and also hosts a laboratory. The complex employs 5000 scientists and is located south of Paris on the Saclay plateau. The research carried out ranges from fundamental research to applied research and, thanks to the Orpheus research reactor, lasers and magnetic ressonance research into the State of Matter.

Located at 48.7247, 2.14876 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Nuclear research centers, Nuclear research centers in France

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.

Located at 48.7081, 2.17583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Agglomeration communities in France

Château de Montlhéry

The Château de Montlhéry is a castle in the commune of Montlhéry in the Essonne département of France. Ruins date from various periods, most notably the 10th, 11th, 13th and 14th centuries. The present 13th century castle, with its prominent keep, succeeded a castle built in the 11th century, and an earlier foundation, built from 991 to 1015.

Located at 48.635, 2.2725 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Île-de-France, Essonne, Official historical monuments of France

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fontenay, Fontenay-lès-Briis, Фонтене-ле-Брии, Фонтне ле Бри, Фонтене-ле-Брі, 丰特奈莱布里伊