Comfort Hotel Acadie Les Ulis
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Established in the year 1794, the École Polytechnique is a premier engineering institute that imparts quality education to its students. Initially serving as a military school, the institute was later transformed into a full-fledged engineering college. The institute provides a four-year course and a post graduation program for its students. Apart from that, the École Polytechnique also offers research facilities for interested students. Check website for further details.
A multifaceted recreation center located in Massy, Espace Lino Ventura has something for everyone. L'Avant Scene is a space for holding trade meetings, while La Scene is a space dedicated to performing arts rehearsals and discussions of cultural events. A workshop is available for visitors to discover the artist in them, where they can learn all kinds of arts and crafts like painting and sewing. The center's schedule is packed with activities for all ages, like children's theater, music workshops, La Ludothèque, a sort of a game room, is a fun place with lots of games for every age group. Whether it is art, culture or creativity you love, a trip to Espace Lino Ventura will certainly leave you impressed. Check website or call for event schedule.
Close to the French capital in proximity but dissimilar to it in cityscape, Longjumeau is a countryside panorama of fields. Not only praised for its natural beauty, this town was one of the first to be named a Fair Trade Town, along with recognition for its outstanding standards of communal ecology; the Longjumellois know how to take care of their commune. In the summer, outdoor movie showings happen every so often at the Nativelle Park, as well as music festivals. Be sure to check out what is going on during your visit!
The Espace Liberté holds three event spaces under its unique diamond-shaped roof. The largest room has a capacity of 370 standing or 250 sitting, while the other two each hold up to 80 people standing or 60 sitting. One room may remain open for use until 5a.
This small Catholic church, offering Mass each Sunday at 10a and 6p, animates the town of Massy with concerts and celebrations.
Two pools and a sauna with water heated by solar panels, a roof that can entirely open, and tennis courts outside bring a slew of patrons to the Centre Omnisports Pierre de Coubertin in Massy. The renovated space hosts a number of local sports clubs.
Eglise Notre Dame de la Merci (Church of Our Lady Mercy) is a modern parish church built in 1961 under the guidance of Jean Popot, the pastor of Fresno. Located few yards away from the Eglise St-Éloi, the church provides a much larger space for daily prayer services and community events. The altar at the center of the choir is made up of black marble and so is the pulpit of the church. You can also find beautiful ceramic sculptures which are pieces of religious art. Besides, classical concert events are regularly held inside the church. Call for more information.
This church is situated in scenic Sceaux. Its patron, Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle was a French professor and a pedagogical innovator who dedicated his life to educating poor children. The church is active within the community; celebrations, conferences, and occasional classical and choral concerts are held here.
The Municipal Library of Vélizy-Villacoublay serves as a research and informational center for locals and visitors. It offers multimedia materials. Storytime is organized two times each month for children between three and five years of age.
Nearer the center of Paris than its counterpart Roissy-Charles de Gaulle, Orly airport handles a great number of flights to destinations within France as well as a smaller number of international flights. To get from Orly to Paris or vice-versa in about half an hour, take a taxi (EUR35) or the RER C (and airport shuttle from/to the station); to get there in an hour or so, take an Orlybus (EUR8) to Denfert-Rochereau or an Air France coach (EUR7) to Les Invalides. Timings vary greatly according to time of day, season, etc.
Built in 1934, this is a relatively new church in Fontenay-Aux-Roses. Nonetheless, the church building with it's clock tower built by architect George Braive and engineer John Braive is a regal structure. The church is actively involved in community activities with it's choir being completely restored.
Eglise Notre-Dame du Chene is founded with a mission to spread the message of the Lord and peace amongst the local community. Apart from religious activities, it also conducts sessions and workshops for youth. For additional details, check website, call ahead.