At the gateway of Versailles, this small discreet city of sixteen thousand inhabitants offers a living environment both peaceful and of quality, only five miles away from Paris. With a territory composed of 148 hectares of forests, the city benefits from an exceptional natural environment. Surrounded North by the national forest of Fausses-Reposes and South by the one of Meudon, it is located quite close to Versailles, historical city of Art and Culture, and its château, but also to Sèvres, to Saint-Cloud, to Meudon, to Issy-les-Moulineaux and to Boulogne.
Managed by a dynamic municipality who cherishes its environment, Viroflay is a pleasant city, the families’ favourite, for it offers many services and a wide choice of schools around, public and private, of establishments of higher education, of renowned ‘classes préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles’ an of grammar schools with international sections (Sèvres, Saint-Cloud, Buc). If Viroflay is rich of its heritage with Church Saint-Eustache (XVIth century), the seigniorial mansion being presently the Music Academy (XVIIth century), listed Pavilion Saint-Vigor (XVIIIth century), or else the Pavilion of the Duke of Morny – the present Mairie – and the Viaduc (railway bridge) of Les Arcades (XIXth century), it also offers some quality contemporary facilities – a library and an auditorium sitting two hundred people, an exhibition gallery, a swimming pool, two gymnasiums, six tennis courts…). Not to mention the numerous shops nearby and a renowned market. The city benefits a lot of the living environment of its famous neighbour, Versailles, which is less than three minutes away.
By car, it is barely ten minutes away from the Pont de Sèvres. But it is especially served by three train stations (Paris-Montparnasse, La Défense-Saint-Lazare, Regional Train RER C) and the future T6 Tram which leads you to Paris-Porte de Chatillon through Vélizy, Paris being then only a quarter of an hour away. The city is also easily connected to the main road axes : N118, A10, A11, A13 and A86.
The most sought-after places are the slopes of the Right Bank and the Left Bank, where you can find some pretty millstone houses, with gardens quite enjoyed by the families who have arrived from Paris seeking greenspace.