Saclay
in Essonne of Île-de-France Region, France

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
48.733 and 2.169 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 48° 43' 57" and E 2° 10' 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: 08:48 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:38 am and 7:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
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Discover Saclay

Saclay in Essonne (Île-de-France Region) with it's 3,048 citizens is a town in France a little south-west of Paris, the country's capital city.

Current time in Saclay is now 08:48 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Saclay, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Toussus-le-Noble Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-West. 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 5 mi (or 9 km), North-West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Versailles, Palaiseau, Boulogne-Billancourt, Antony 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: 18°C / 64 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1008.5 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 70% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

21°C (70 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 24th of September 2019

21°C (69 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

16°C (61 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Novotel Paris Saclay

Address
0,0 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


Best Western Plus Paris Vélizy

Address
3,7 mi
Place de l Europe 1
78140 Velizy Villacoublay
France

Time Information

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


Hôtel Mercure Paris Vélizy

Address
3,8 mi
22 Avenue de l Europe
78140 VELIZY VILLACOUBLAY
France

Time Information

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


Hôtel Mercure Paris Sud Les Ulis Courtaboeuf

Address
3,9 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


Appart'City Confort Paris Velizy ex-Appart City Prestige Velizy

Address
3,7 mi
Avenue Morane Saulnier 3
78140 Velizy Villacoublay
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Best Western Plus Paris Val de Bievre

Address
2,0 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


ibis Jouy-en-Josas Vélizy

Address
3,1 mi
Domaine de la Cour Roland
78350 JOUY EN JOSAS
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Campanile Les Ulis Courtaboeuf

Address
4,0 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


ibis Styles Paris Vélizy

Address
4,0 mi
39 Avenue de l Europe
78140 Velizy Villacoublay
France

Time Information

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


Residhome Apparthotel Bures la Guyonnerie Privilege

Address
2,0 mi
rue de la Guyonnerie
91440 Bures Sur Yvette
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
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Videos from this area

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Microsoft Research and INRIA Joint Centre in France

Published: October 11, 2012
Length: 46:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Business France Invest

Microsoft Research and INRIA have recently opened a joint research center in Paris Region on the Saclay Plateau. The idea was to create a single-site joint research organization where researchers...


Simulateur A320 archi FPGA ALTERA+MBED, Polytech Paris Sud Orsay ESE

Published: May 21, 2011
Length: 01:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mac_sam

projet cockpit Simulateur A320 à but pédagogique Formation Ingénieur Electronique et Système Embarqué à Polytech Paris Sud Orsay.. L'électonique du tableau de bord utilise des FPGA d'ALTERA,...


Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur l’infiniment petit, sans oser le demander

Published: February 12, 2015
Length: 16:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LPS Orsay

par Frédéric Machefert, LAL Orsay Jeudi 16 octobre 2014.


Terminales option musique / Scène ouverte (Saclay)

Published: April 11, 2015
Length: 46:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: orsaymusic

Terminales option musique du lycée Blaise Pascal (Orsay), à l'Espace Lino Ventura de Saclay, pour une scène ouverte "Musiques amplifiées". Animals (Muse) 0:00 Stairway To Heaven (Led Zeppelin).


Un nouveau regard sur la physique

Published: February 26, 2015
Length: 25:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LPS Orsay

par Julien Bobroff, du Laboratoire de Physique des Solides.


Les cristaux sous le feu des projecteurs .... à rayons X

Published: March 23, 2015
Length: 54:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LPS Orsay

Vincent Jacques du Laboratoire de Physique des Solides. Le 5 juin 2014.


Film FORCE-A

Published: June 03, 2009
Length: 09:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: forcea503

Présentation de la société FORCE-A. adresse : Centre Universitaire ORSAY bâtiment 503 91893 ORSAY Cedex Contact : info@force-a.fr.


Éclipse de Soleil du 20 mars 2015 : observation en direct avec l’association ALCOR

Published: March 20, 2015
Length: 24:59 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: ALCOR

Lieu de l'observation : Bâtiment 470, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay Vendredi 20 mars 2015 au matin, la Lune passera devant le Soleil et l'occultera partiellement donnant lieu à un événement...


Baratonnerre Gala Supélec 2013

Published: October 07, 2013
Length: 30:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jean Hassler

retrouvez nous sur Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/baratonnerre2013?fref=ts.


La Jovacienne 2013 à Jouy en Josas - Randonnée VTT de 56 km avec la Team Lachelesfreins

Published: June 18, 2013
Length: 18:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Team LACHELESFREINS

Randonnée organisée par le club de Jouy en Josas le 16 juin 2013. Merci aux organisateurs.


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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 3 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 2 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 1 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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Business schools in France, Educational institutions established in 1881, ParisTech

Cimetière des Gonards

The Cimetière des Gonards began operations in 1879 on a 130,000 m² property in the wealthy Parisian suburb of Versailles, France. It is the area’s largest cemetery with more than 12,000 tombs.

Located at 48.7914, 2.13806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Yvelines, 1879 establishments in France, Cemeteries in Île-de-France, Visitor attractions in Yvelines

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

Chaville-Vélizy (Paris RER)

Chaville-Velizy is a railway station of the RER C train line located on the border between Chaville and Vélizy.

Located at 48.799, 2.183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations

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 3 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 2 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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paris RER stations, Railway stations in Essonne

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

Vélizy 2

Vélizy 2 is one of the largest shopping complexes in France. The complex was first opened in 1972 and has been expanded over the years and has become one of the major business and commercial precincts in Europe. The retail park is located in the town of Vélizy-Villacoublay in Paris and comprises more than 170 shops, services, restaurants and 4 cinema screens.

Located at 48.7811, 2.22028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Shopping centres in 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 3 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 3 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

Vélizy – Villacoublay Air Base

Vélizy – Villacoublay Air Base (French: Base aérienne 107 Vélizy-Villacoublay) is a French Air Force (French: Armée de l'Air base. The base is located approximately 2 miles southeast of Vélizy-Villacoublay; about 8 miles southwest of Paris.

Located at 48.7731, 2.19972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
French Air Force, French Air Force bases, World War II airfields in France, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in France

Porchefontaine

Porchefontaine is a neighborhood which is located into the south-east of Versailles, in Yvelines department of France. It was a working-class neighborhood with mainly houses. Since the 1970s, the working class has been replaced by white collar workers. It is a nice living area with two schools, its small downtown and its green area thanks to the Versailles' forest, sport complex and horse riding. It is surrounded by wooded hills: the forests of Satory and Meudon.

Located at 48.7953, 2.15583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Versailles

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 3 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 1 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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Agglomeration communities in France

University Institute of Technology of Vélizy

The University Institute of Technology of Vélizy (UIT of Vélizy, French: Institut universitaire de technologie de Vélizy) is one of the French University Institutes of Technology. It is part of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University and located at Vélizy-Villacoublay. It trains technicians in two or three years after the Baccalaureate.

Located at 48.7819, 2.21694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
University research collaboratives, Education in Île-de-France, Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University, Educational institutions established in 1991

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23 Sep
2019

Cours Relaxation
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Cours Relaxation
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25 Sep
2019

Cours De Découverte : Gestion Du Stress Par Yoga Nidra Et Développement Personnel
Starting at: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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27 Sep
2019

1ère Matinée De Groupe 91
Starting at: 11:30 am (11:30).
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Environnement - Comment éviter Les Pollutions Au Quotidien- Atelier D156
Starting at: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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28 Sep
2019

Mission Spéciale : Zero Waste
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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GRATUIT. Fête En Seine 2019 : Balade Autour Des Berges De Seine
Starting at: 04:30 pm (16:30).
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GRATUIT. Fête En Seine 2019 : Balade Autour Des Berges De Seine
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29 Sep
2019

Cours De Dècouverte: YOGA DU DOS
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Cours De Découvert: Danse De Bien-Être
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30 Sep
2019

Cours Relaxation
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03 Oct
2019

WORKSHOP QSight -10 Octobre 2019 - Région Parisienne
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Mieux-Etre : Gestion Du Stress - Atelier D159
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06 Oct
2019

YOGA DU DOS
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Danse De Bien-Être
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Saclay, サクレー, Сакле, 萨克雷