The city name comes from the Latin meaning fontanus source and fountain. This destination depended on doyenneté Chelles. The name of this destination was mentioned for the first time to the year 847. At that time the land was still forested and the ground was ideal for outdoor planting vineyards and fruit trees. The Seingneurie Fontenay-sous-Bois was under the rule of the abbey of Saint-Victor to the year 1113. During the Revolution, the culture of the vine is a core activity in the region. From the nineteenth century, the development and construction industry is considerable.
Tourism and visits to Fontenay-sous-Bois
There are many sights to discover in the town of Fontenay-sous-Bois. Indeed, you have the opportunity to admire the scenic spots of this destination. For history buffs, they can go to the church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. It is a religious building dating from the fifteenth century. This monument has been redesigned from the sixteenth century and the eighteenth century. The bells of the building have been named to the year 1534. The old town hall is also an interesting place to visit. You can also make a stop at the House of Citizen and Community Life at the Gaveau piano factory at Fort de Nogent and Halle Roublot.
To complete the various visits to the town of Fontenay-sous-Bois, you have the opportunity to book the various collections of cars that we offer. Our vehicles are the collective shuttle, private car and luxury car VIP. Thus, to make a discovery in the city, do not hesitate to choose the car that suits you. Transfer to the Paris airports is also feasible.
Transfer from Fontenay-sous-Bois at Paris airports
The town of Fontenay-sous-Bois is located 3 km from Montreuil and 11 km from Paris. This destination is 16.5 km from Orly Airport and 18.7 km from the airport Charles de Gaulle.