in Essonne of Île-de-France Region, France
- Palace and Park of Versailles (Unesco heritage, 8 mi)
- Paris, Banks of the Seine (Unesco heritage, 14 mi)
- Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Chartres Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 34 mi)
- Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 84 mi)
- Bourges Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 48.683 and 2.133 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 48° 40' 59" and E 2° 7' 59"
- 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: 01:38 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:08 am and 9:47 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 2,6 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: 2019-07-15 07:22:53
Delve into Gif-sur-Yvette
Gif-sur-Yvette in Essonne (Île-de-France Region) with it's 23,541 habitants is a town located in France about 15 mi (or 25 km) south-west of Paris, the country's capital town.
Time in Gif-sur-Yvette is now 01:38 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Gif-sur-Yvette, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Toussus-le-Noble Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 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 8 mi (or 14 km), North. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Versailles, Palaiseau, Antony, Boulogne-Billancourt and Nanterre. 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: 29°C / 84 °F
|Morning Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 78 °F|
|Night Temperature||19°C / 66 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013.9 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Thursday, 18th of July 2019
23°C (74 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 19th of July 2019
23°C (74 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Saturday, 20th of July 2019
25°C (78 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Novotel Paris Saclay
Novotel Saint-Quentin Golf National
Best Western Plus Paris Val de Bievre
Hôtel Mercure Paris Sud Les Ulis Courtaboeuf
Campanile Voisins Le Bretonneux
Les Clefs du Roy
ibis Styles Guyancourt Versailles
de la Chapelle Logis
Best Western The Hotel Versailles
Campanile Villejust - Za Courtaboeuf
Videos from this area
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Soleil - bande annonce
Le Soleil est sur le point d'exploser et de détruire la Terre Mais un individu est prêt à tout sacrifier pour sauver le monde. C'est dans le cadre du festival "Les Arts Mêlés" 2015 organisé...
Le petit train imaginaire de Gif-sur-Yvette
Vous prenez maintenant place dans le petit train imaginaire de Gif-sur-Yvette. Alors, bon voyage! Vidéo extraite du site: http://letraindegif.voila.net/index.html.
EQUIFUN du 19/11/2013, Gif sur Yvette, La Grange Martin
Deuxième Equifun de la saison pour l'équipe SHET de l'ACBB PONEY à Gif sur Yvette pour cette épreuve en Club A1. Et dernière sortie pour Zoé avec l'ACBB, déménagement oblige... Zoé...
Le 7 mai 2013, Le Petit Train de Gif-sur-Yvette
Enfin le soleil revient sur Gif-sur-Yvette le 7 mai 2013. Le petit train retrouve ses rails avec sa 030 Corpet-Louvet des "Côtes du Nord".
Demonstration du Shaolin Kung Fu Val d'Yvette au Forum des Associations de Bures Sur Yvette
Démonstration de Kung Fu Shaolin Style animaux, Armes traditionnelles, Combat traditionnel artistique, Coup de pied Jeet Kune Do, Attaque Riposte/Armes Jeet Kune Do, Combat Jeet Kune Do, ...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 de Lozère
Lozère is one of the four RER B station of Palaiseau, near Paris, in France.
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.
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.
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.
Gare de Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse
Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse is a railway station in Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, Paris, Île-de-France, France.
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.
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.
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
The Section Internationale Anglophone de Buc (SIAB) is a bilingual school in the department of Yvelines, France. It offers English and French education for students from about the age of 9 to 18.
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).
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gif-sur-Yvette.
- Le Raincy
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WORKSHOP QSight -10 Octobre 2019 - Région Parisienne
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Open De France
Starting at: 08:00 am (08:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gif, Gif-sur-Yvette, ژیف سور ایوت, ジフ＝シュル＝イヴェット, Жиф-сюр-Иветт, 지프쉬르이베트, Žifa pie Ivetas, Жиф сир Ивет, Жиф-сюр-Іветт, 伊维特河畔吉夫