Things to see and do - Sèvres
Sèvres Travel guide
Sèvres : Michelin's recommendations
Situated on the edge of Meudon forest, the town of Sèvres is famous for the National Porcelain Factory, established here in the 18C, and the National Ceramics Museum. In the 19C, Sèvres had a number of well-known residents, including Balzac who, in 1838, had a chalet built at Les Jardies. Later, the author was succeeded by Gambetta who was the next occupant of the house.
Tourist attractions Sèvres : Things to see and do
2 pl. de la Manufacture F - 92310 Sèvres
As you make your way from room to room in this extraordinary museum with over 55 000 pieces, you come across every category of porcelain from all over the world: Islamic ceramics, Renaissance pieces on the ground floor and the first floor houses porc..
14 av. Gambetta F - 92310 Sèvres
Gambetta, commemorated with a statue by Bartholdi, lived and died in this modest gardener's house on the Jardies estate, owned by Balzac. The latter painstakingly tried to grow pineapples here. Corot also lived in this house.
11-13 grande rue F - 92310 SEVRES
The 4-star Hotel Novotel Paris Pont de Sèvres is located in the center of Sèvres, close to Boulogne-Billancourt and Issy-les-Moulineaux, and 5 minutes' walk from the tram linking La Défense to Porte de Versailles. It has 131 rooms as well as a restau..