||access to the Meudon site|
Address: place Jules Janssen, 92195
CEDEX, at the top of the
Avenue du Château.
There are many different ways to go there from Paris. They are described
below, but you may want to see a map when coming from
Roissy CDG airport or
By car there are 2 possible routes:
- Take the périphérique, exit at Quai d'Issy, then go towards
Issy les Moulineaux, Sèvres and finally
- Take N 118, from the Pont de Sèvres,
going towards Chartres Orléans, exiting at Meudon
Sèvres and then going towards
By train (French railways - SNCF) there are two possibilities:
- At Paris-Montparnasse station, take the
trains going to
Sèvres Rive Gauche (every 15 min.) or (rarely)
to Versailles-Chantiers, Rambouillet, Chartes, etc...
Make sure the train stops at the Meudon or Bellevue stations (see below).
- Get out at the 3rd station: Meudon (after Vanves-Malakoff and Clamart).
station, turn to the right, after 200 m turn again to the right
then straight ahead up to the top of the hill along an avenue
lined with stately chestnut trees.
- Or get out at the 4th station: Meudon-Bellevue.
Outside station, turn left on the avenue du Château:
the entrance of the Observatory is on the top of the hill.
- The RER ligne C (suburban train system):
Take the train going in the direction of
Versailles Rive Gauche and get out at the Meudon-Val Fleury station.
Follow the direction of
Meudon not Clamart (you'll be better ask your way...)
About a 15 to 20 minutes walk (climbing!).
Subway + bus:
Line 12 (Porte de la
Chapelle-Mairie d'Issy). At the terminus Mairie d'Issy take the bus 169
direction Pont de Sèvres, stop at the Place Rabelais
or Eglise de Meudon.
Don't forget: the way towards the Observatory is always uphill,
whichever way you choose.
Once arrived, use the
map of the