Things to see and do - Poissy
Unmissable tourist sites
Poissy Travel guide
Poissy : Michelin's recommendations
This much appreciated royal residence of Saint Louis, site of the colloque where, in 1561, on the initiative of Michel de l'Hospital, catholics and protestants confronted their doctrines for 17 days in the hope of coming to an agreement. In the 19th C, Poissy was the livestock market that fed Paris. It is difficult to imagine today where the town was profoundly affected, like its neighbour Flins, by the arrival of the automobile industry, which is here represented by Peugeot.
Tourist attractions Poissy : Things to see and do
1 enclos de l'Abbaye F - 78300 Poissy
The Toy Museum contains toys from before the invasion of TV product lines - porcelain, biscuit and celluloid dolls, teddy bears, lead soldiers and electric trains from the 1930s. A trip down memory lane for all big kids.
12 Rue St-Louis F - 78300 Poissy
The Museum of Art and History contains many seals (some dating back to the 12C), Merovingian sarcophaguses, a painting by Meissonier of bathing in the Seine and a statue in polychrome wood from the Collegiate.
7 pl de l'Église F - 78300 Poissy
This collegiate is mainly Romanesque, dating back to the 11th and 12C. Chapels were added in the 15C and the interior was restored by Viollet-le-Duc . Here you will see fonts that baptised the child of the state, Louis de Poissy, better known as Sa..
97, avenue Maurice Berteaux F - 78300 POISSY
The ibis Paris Poissy hotel is situated a 15 min drive from the Palace of Versailles, 45 mins from Disneyland Paris and 16.2 miles (26 km) from the Porte de Saint-Cloud via the A13 highway. In close proximity to restaurants, the station, Poissy Theat..