The name of the city comes certainly nemeto and Celtic words that mean dor temple and fortress. This name was later Latinized Nemetodorum in order to discuss the sanctuary of Mont Valerian. The city was characterized by early human occupation since Neolithic times. She was a crossing at that time. To the Gallo-Roman era, the city was invaded by the Romans. To the twelfth century, the destination became a fief of the abbey of Sainte-Geneviève in Paris which has been entrusted to the monks of the Abbey of Saint-Victor. Around the year 1346, the city had a field of fire, because the English troops of Edward III devastated the region. Industrial activity into the lives of inhabitants of the region to the nineteenth century. This industrialization was marked by the creation of the railway line in 1837.
Tourism and visits Nanterre
The city of Nanterre has several historical monuments and tourist attractions. Tourists have the opportunity to admire during their passage through this region. House of Nanterre is still remarkable built between 1873-1886 by the architect A. Hernant. It is an institution authorized to receive and release beggars individuals accused of vagrancy and begging. Well the Sainte-Geneviève formed as a privileged site in the city. These wells have been countless pilgrimages. A religious monument in the name of the Cathédrale Sainte-Geneviève-et-Saint-Maurice to explore. This building dates from the fourteenth century and rebuilt in the twentieth century. It has a magnificent bell tower of the fourteenth century.
To complete your sightseeing trip in the city of Nanterre, think of a means of transport to take you to various sites in the region. To meet your needs, we recommend that you take advantage of our shuttle service that operates from a reservation. We offer you three types of car as the shuttle collective luxury car VIP and private car. They are all comfortable and well equipped.
Transfer from Nanterre to Paris airports
The city of Nanterre is located 7 km from Boulogne-Billancourt and 10 km from Paris. This destination is 21.7 km from Orly Airport to 32.4 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 87.4 km from the airport of Beauvais.