Gif-sur-Yvette
in Essonne of Île-de-France Region, France

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 04:11 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:35 am and 7:54 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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 04:11 AM (Friday). 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: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 27%
Air Pressure 1021.2 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

24°C (76 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 22nd of September 2019

21°C (71 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

20°C (68 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Novotel Paris Saclay

Address
3,8 mi
Rue Charles Thomassin
91400 SACLAY
France

Time Information

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


Novotel Saint-Quentin Golf National

Address
5,6 mi
1 Avenue du Golf
78114 MAGNY LES HAMEAUX
France

Time Information

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


Best Western Plus Paris Val de Bievre

Address
5,7 mi
Rue de la Liberation 1
78356 Jouy en Josas CEDEX
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hôtel Mercure Paris Sud Les Ulis Courtaboeuf

Address
3,0 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


Campanile Voisins Le Bretonneux

Address
6,3 mi
Rue des Tilleuls 7
78960 Voisins le Bretonneux
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:00


Les Clefs du Roy

Address
5,4 mi
Chemin des Boulangers 132
78530 Buc
France

Time Information

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


ibis Styles Guyancourt Versailles

Address
6,2 mi
Place Georges Besse
78280 Guyancourt
France

Time Information

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


de la Chapelle Logis

Address
4,8 mi
2, route de Chevreuse
78470 Milon la Chapelle
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 14:00)
Weekend: closed


Best Western The Hotel Versailles

Address
5,8 mi
Rue Morane Saulnier
78530 Buc
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 16:00


Campanile Villejust - Za Courtaboeuf

Address
3,8 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


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

les Ulis pour dragon city commenté par Damien

Published: March 31, 2014
Length: 34:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Damien Dos Santos


Soleil - bande annonce

Published: March 02, 2015
Length: 21:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Camera Club Orsay Faculté (CCOF)

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

Published: November 08, 2007
Length: 49:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: François Debreuille

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

Published: November 17, 2013
Length: 24:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MANIGLIER SEBASTIEN

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...


JWell Gif-sur-Yvette / JWell Athis Mons

Published: December 22, 2014
Length: 06:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Myriam Ramos

Dubsmash produits JWell.


Le 7 mai 2013, Le Petit Train de Gif-sur-Yvette

Published: May 07, 2013
Length: 52:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: François Debreuille

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".


Bures sur Yvette (may 2008)

Published: May 22, 2008
Length: 22:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zorg Dotnl

Plate stalls, grind, transissions eagle goofie-regular.


Demonstration du Shaolin Kung Fu Val d'Yvette au Forum des Associations de Bures Sur Yvette

Published: September 17, 2014
Length: 14:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shaolin Kung Fu Val d'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, ...


Viaduc des Fauvettes

Published: March 27, 2014
Length: 59:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: franck lormant

Viaduc des Fauvettes Gometz-le-Châtel et Bures-sur-Yvette.


Tanguy on rollerskates (3/2007)

Published: June 27, 2007
Length: 51:34 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Zorg Dotnl

Tanguy first drop in at bures.


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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 2 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 4 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 3 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

HEC Paris

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.

Located at 48.7581, 2.17028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Business schools in France, Educational institutions established in 1881, ParisTech

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 6 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 2 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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Research institutes in France, Engineering research institutes, French National Centre for Scientific Research

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.

Located at 48.71, 2.04194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Île-de-France, Official historical monuments of France, Historic house museums in Île-de-France, Museums in Yvelines

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 4 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 3 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 2 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 2 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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Buildings and structures in Yvelines

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.

Located at 48.7, 2.03333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Essonne, Geography of Yvelines, Valleys of France

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grandes écoles, Engineering universities and colleges in France, Educational institutions established in 1894, Education in Lorraine

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 3 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 1 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 4 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 2 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

Toussus-le-Noble Airport

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.

Located at 48.7514, 2.10611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in France, Airports established in 1907, World War II airfields in France, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in France

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.

Located at 48.7717, 2.1208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in 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 2 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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Nuclear research centers, Nuclear research centers in France

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.

Located at 48.7522, 2.0851 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Golf clubs and courses in France, Ryder Cup venues

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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Agglomeration communities in France

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27 Sep
2019

1ère Matinée De Groupe 91
Starting at: 11:30 am (11:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

03 Oct
2019

WORKSHOP QSight -10 Octobre 2019 - Région Parisienne
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

17 Oct
2019

Open De France
Starting at: 08:00 am (08:00).
More Information: eventful.com.


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