The name of the city comes from the Latin granum meaning grain derived. That said, therefore, that the first activity of the region is agriculture. At its first written in the thirteenth century, the destination was known under the name of Grigniacum. The history of the city dates back to the second century and the fourth century. Remains of pottery and fragments of millstones attest to human presence that era. The Gallo-Roman period also marked the city. A statuette proved this assertion. Before the twentieth century, people focused on the cultivation of the vine and wheat. In the twentieth century, these activities have been added to the holdings of wealth in the basement. Also, the location of the metro has defined a significant development in the city. The industry is advancing gradually in the region.
Tourism and visits Grigny
For lovers of adventure and discovery, you can pass in the park near the lake Crossbow. This is the largest green space in this area. However, do not hesitate to spend in other parks as Park Clotay or park Aiglons. Other interesting monuments are also worth visiting in the city. The essential concern of the Old Castle pigeon Grigny, the Ferme Neuve, former municipal washhouse and Great Borne. A guided tour is provided in the Église Saint-Antoine and Saint-Sulpice. This building still contains the twelfth century antiques. It is defined by a massive architecture and has a nave and an aisle. The bell tower is aligned on the frontispiece.
The discovery of the city of Grigny asks for a efficient means of transport and according to your needs. If you think to use a taxi, the price is very expensive. So we suggest you make a reservation with our brand. With a good quality-price ratio, you can choose from our collection of cars like the shuttle collective luxury car VIP and private vehicle. Also you specify your route. If you also want to go to Orly airport, we take care of your transfer.
Transfer from the Paris airports to Grigny
Grigny City is 2 km from Viry-Châtillon and 24 km from Paris. This destination is 7.9 km from Orly airport.