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
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.
Place de la Manufacture-Nationale F - 92310 Sèvres
A tour of the rooms of this 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; on the first floor, there is China and Dresden..
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..