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
A tour of the rooms of the National Ceramics Museum, built in 1824 by Brongniart, takes in every category of porcelain from all over the world. Islamic ceramics are displayed next to Renaissance pieces on the ground floor and the first floor houses p..
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 Sèvres, close to Boulogne-Billancourt and Issy-les-Moulineaux, and 5 minutes' walk from the tram linking La Défense to Porte de Versailles. It is just 15 mins from Roland Garros on metro lin..