About The Region

What to see and do while you're here

As a participant of an Institut Pascal Program, you may wish to stay in the area for an extended period.

Although the centre of Paris is only 45 minutes away, you may wish to explore and enjoy the institute's surrounding region.

Here are some suggested activities, sights and dining options that you can take advantage of while you're here:

 

Suggested Activities and Attractions Nearby:

 

Cinéma Jacques Tati Orsay

Allée de la Bouvêche, 91400 Orsay

Ph: 01 69 82 97 86

Website: www.mjctati.fr/cinema

 

Tennis Club Orsay

To reserve tennis courts phone: 06 08 23 69 27  or  06 13 46 68 66

Or email: elisabethcaux@orange.fr  or  steph_martinez2@yahoo.fr

Website: www.tenniscluborsay.fr/

 

Equestrian Centre on Campus

Centre Équestre Universitaire d'Orsay

Building 331, Université Paris-Saclay, 91405 Orsay

Telephone: 01 69 15 72 65

Mobile: 06 66 45 94 82

Email: centre.equestre@u-psud.fr

Website: http://ceuorsay.wixsite.com/ceuorsay

 

Opéra de Massy

1 Place de France

91300 Massy

Ph: 01 60 13 13 13

Website: www.opera-massy.com

 

Mus'X - The Museum of The École Polytechnique

Ecole polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, FRANCE

Ph: +33 (0) 1 69 33 33 33

Website: www.destination-paris-saclay.com/fr/la-destination/nos-10-incontournable...

 

Let's Jump Trampoline Park Palaiseau

10 Rue de la Croix Martre

91120 Palaiseau

Ph: 01 70 84 92 92

Website: www.trampolinepark.fr/accueil

 

Orsay Public Swimming Pool (Stade Nautique d'Orsay)

Phone: 01 69 28 75 83

Email: piscine@mairie-orsay.fr

Website: www.mairie-orsay.fr/temps-libre/les-sports/les-equipements/le-stade-naut...

 

The Ponds and Water Channels of The Plateau of Saclay

An ingenious hydraulic system designed in 1664 to power the fountains of the Palace of Versailles

Location: http://goo.gl/maps/r4EHBQnBqtPazpNj8

Further information: www.destination-paris-saclay.com/fr/la-destination/nos-10-incontournable...

 

The Castle and Gardens of Saint Jean de Beauregard

Rue du Château, 91940 Saint Jean de Beauregard

Website: www.chateaudesaintjeandebeauregard.com

Ph: 01 60 12 00 01

 

Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry

The iconic site for motorsports enthusiasts

Avenue Boillot, 91310 Linas

Ph: 0169801700

Website: www.parisautoevents.com/index.php

 

 

Recommended Dining Options In The Region:

 

Le Mangata

59 Rue Charles de Gaulle, Bures-sur-Yvette

Modern French fusion cuisine

Located in the town centre of Bures-Sur-Yvette

01 60 13 51 21

 

Le Buron

69 Rue Charles de Gaulle, 91440 Bures-sur-Yvette

Located in the beautiful 'Grande Maison'

Situated in the park of Bures-sur-Yvette

Affordable yet wholesome French Brasserie Food

01 60 12 71 85

 

Mon Liban

8 bis rue Charles de Gaulle, Orsay

Lebanese cuisine

01 69 86 06 68

 

Les saveurs sauvages

4 rue de la Croix Grignon, Gif-sur-Yvette

Inventive Cuisine

01 69 07 01 16

 

Le canapé

1 rue Gustave Vatonne, Gif-sur-Yvette

Traditional French Food

01 69 07 74 06

 

Le Gramophone

27 Boulevard Dubreuil, 91400 Orsay

French Brasserie Food

01 69 28 42 15

 

l'Odyssée Ronde

4 Rue du Général Leclerc 91440 Bures-sur-Yvette

Crêperie Restaurant

01 60 92 52 57

 

Pizzeria La Guichetta

1 Rue de Versailles 91400 Orsay

Traditional Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

01 69 29 90 34

 

Brasserie du Centre

10 Rue Boursier 91400 Orsay

Franco-Vietnamese Food

01 69 28 88 78

 

Chez Camille

3 Rue Verrier 91400 Orsay

Traditional French Food

01 64 46 73 02

 

La Ferme des Gascons

7, avenue des Indes - ZA Courtaboeuf 91940 Les Ulis

Traditional French Cuisine, Average price 45 €

01 69 07 11 22

 

Pizza César

Centre Cial de l'Abbaye, Gif-sur-Yvette

Pizzeria

09 86 56 02 63

 

L'ile o’Crepes

1 Rue Neuve, Gif-sur-Yvette

Crêperie

01 69 29 94 00

 

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