Visit the villa Savoye and the city of Poissy

A visit to the city of Poissy and the famous villa Savoye, located 1 hour from the center of Paris

You can get to Poissy by public transport (RER) or by car. If you come by the RER and you want to visit the villa Savoye you need to walk a little on a fairly steep road otherwise there is ample parking for your car right next to the villa Savoye. Then, you can visit the city centre, which is located a little further. The ride is very nice along the Seine, you can admire the old bridge and the Collegiate Church of Poissy.

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Duration: 3 h.

The Villa Savoye

The Villa Savoye
The villa Savoye, was built between 1928 and 1931 by the Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret. It is classified historical monuments since 1965. It was a house very ahead of his time.

Outside of the Villa Savoye

Outside of the Villa Savoye
To visit the villa there is an entrance fee of 8 euros. You can walk in the park and see the outside of the villa for free.

The house of the gardener

The house of the gardener
'The gardener''s house is located in the small park of the house, the same concepts have been applied to this dependency.'

The park of the Villa Savoye

The park of the Villa Savoye
The park surrounding the villa is not very large and the surroundings are not exceptional (buildings and pavilion). You can see everything in 10 minutes if you don’t visit the interior of the villa.

The Meissonnier park

The Meissonnier park
'After the visit of the villa we can back down to the Seine to discover the city of Poissy. Count a quarter of an hour''s walk to reach the city centre. By the way you can walk in the delightful Park Meissonnier'

Along the Seine

Along the Seine
You can walk to the banks of the Seine.

The banks of the Seine

The banks of the Seine

The old bridge of Poissy

The old bridge of Poissy
A bombing destroyed he old bridge of Poissy during the World War II. There are more than a few arches. Magnificent view on the Seine from the remains of this bridge.

The new bridge

The new bridge
Very nice view on the Seine.

The Collegiate Church of Poissy

The Collegiate Church of Poissy
The King Saint-Louis got baptized in this church in 1215. The visit is interesting, the church mixes Gothic and Romanesque styles.
Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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