History and activities in Villeneuve-la-Garenne
The name of the city comes from the Garenne is a small wood and hunting reserve and Villa nova meaning new town. The first mention of the name of the city back to the time of Pope Adrian IV in 1158 indicating a firm Villeneuve in the peninsula of Gennevilliers. The fourteenth century, the region was ravaged by the Hundred Years War and the rivalry between Burgundians and Armagnacs. In the second half of the nineteenth century, the city was characterized by the establishment of industrial zones. In 1904, the city had a lighting company and driving force by heating the gas.
Tourism and visits to Villeneuve-la-Garenne
The town of Villeneuve-la-Garenne home to a myriad of historical and tourist sites very fortunate. It is for this reason that throughout the year, the city is always overrun with tourists. An important visits not to be missed is the discovery of the tabernacle of Homer Robert. He was a former adjuster, founder of a company cutting and packaging. Religious buildings reflecting the history of the city is also to be seen. St. Joseph Church is blessed September 20, 1932. It consists of a concrete structure with brick facing. When you walk, do not hesitate to admire the banks of the Seine.
As the town of Villeneuve-la-Garenne is very large, it would be better to have a transfer means for exploring the city and its heritage. For this, we recommend you to use our transport service in the city and to the Paris airports. We have three types of cars to choose from, including private car, luxury car VIP shuttle and collective. A qualified driver will atmosphere during your sightseeing trip.
Transfer from Villeneuve-la-Garenne to Paris airports
The town of Villeneuve-la-Garenne is located 2 km from Gennevilliers and 8 km from Paris. This destination is located 18.3 km from Charles-de-Gaulle airport, 23.7 km from Orly Airport and 80.1 km from Paris Beauvais airport.