Comfort Hotel Villepinte-Sevran
3, rue Alexei Leonov
Phone: (33) 1 43101112
Fax: (33) 1 77656584
3, rue Alexei Leonov, Sevran, FR, 93270
- Phone: (33) 1 43101112
- Fax: (33) 1 77656584
This classy old church was constructed back in the 16th Century. Notre-Dame de Villepinte is situated in the center of Villepinte across from town hall, and has weathered nearly four centuries of distinguished heritage. It is particularly renowned for its impressive choral area, still standing from the day it was built.
The modern religious landmark of Église Notre-Dame du Raincy in the commune of Le Raincy was built in the year 1923 based on the designs by architects Auguste and Gustave Perret. It is first of its kind church in France to be built completely with reinforced concrete and was classified as a historic monument in the year 1966. Today, the church hosts various religious events and choir concerts. Call to know more about this modern architecture marvel.
Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace was originally situated in Meudon after World War I and was moved to Le Bourget in 1975. This was where Charles Lindburgh had landed after his 33 hour flight from Long Island. With a unique collection of more than 180 machines, the museum covers the aerospace era from the 1879 heavier-than-air glider Massiat-Biot to the Ariane rocket. You will also be amazed to see the interesting exhibition with the balloon theme - Le Temps des Ballons, the chief fighting aircraft of the French Air Army since 1950 and the beautiful aircraft of World War II.
Situated behind the Place Bellecour, the Buddhist centre follows the methods of the Karma Ling institute, founded in 1980 by the Tibetan grand master Kalou Rimpotché. The centre is not a temple in the proper sense, but it does offer regular sessions of silent meditation as well as initiation into the Dharma and Buddha's teachings. The centre is linked to the Karma Ling institute situated not far from Chambéry, which allows everyone to progress in the ways of Buddha according to their own level of achievement.
This urban church, marked by a soaring cement steeple topped by an open-centered cross, hosts a variety of events including classical concerts by individuals or groups and poetry or literature readings.
A magnificent, 400-hectare (988-acre) space of greenery and waterways just north of the town itself, the Parc de la Courneuve offers forest, lakes, waterfalls, hills, glens, and grassland for adventurous visitors to explore. Celebrations, exhibits, and activities are held in the park, and the natural flora and fauna provides plentiful educational opportunities. Nearly two million visitors each year enjoy all the park has to offer. Workshops and lectures usually free of charge, with a reservation required.
Pantin is located to the north-east of the city of Paris. It has as much charm and character as downtown Paris. Located by the banks of the Chemin de Halage canal, one can find a lot of beautiful riverside houses and parks, frequented by youngsters. The Pantin town hall is an impressive historic building, while one can also see a lot of old and abandoned industrial ruins here. One particular building is covered from head to toe in graffiti and is intriguing to watch.
The Saint Marthe Parish of Pantin, part of the Saint-Denis diocese, is housed in a lovely, tan-colored stone church with a slate-roofed spire. Elaborate dentillation decorates the wallspace just below the roof, above an imposing and elegant main entrance. The church hosts classical concerts, including some innovative new compositions and vocal explorations.
A remarkable "accessory" to this church is the organ, built in the beginning of the 17th Century and restored in 1990. The church itself was built in 1541 under the rule of François the First, representing a wide variety of architectural styles: the church body is the flamboyant gothic style of the 15th Century, the steeple represents the Renaissance, and the 1628 façade is in the Jesuit style.
This lovely pavilion is situated in the heart of the 55 beautiful hectares (135 acres) of Parc de la Villette. It hots a variety of events throughout the year ranging from music festivals to exhibitions, plays, and concerts. It was designed by Catalan architect Oscar Tusquets and it features a wonderful Trabendo installation by the designer Kristian Gavoille.
This immense site, spread over three kilometers (one-and-a-half miles), is first and foremost a park where both children and parents can play and relax. With its wooded glens, a canal winding through the lawns, staircases climbing up the hillsides to lovely views, and flat lots for roller blading, this place is very popular on sunny Sundays. Children of all ages are invited to unleash their imaginations here: dragon gardens, astounding acrobatics, gentle dunes, and rolling fog set the stage. Linger for awhile in the Bamboo Garden to hear the wind blowing through these enormous grasses and imagine you are surrounded by jungle!
Chapito Parc Jean Moulin is a 26 hectare park. It is used for recreational activities such as walking and also for holding events. Over the past, the park has played host to local gathering and other public meets.