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Discover Sceaux with a local

Located about 5 km south of Paris, Sceaux boasts one of the largest green spaces of the Greater Paris metropolis. The Parc de Sceaux gardens, designed in the same era as the gardens of Versailles, the rue Houdan, with its renowned culinary specialities, and a rich cultural offering make Sceaux a particularly popular town with tourists and day-trippers.

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Saturday open market

Axelle P.

Traditional French Open & Farmer’s Market

Refurbished in 2003, this landmark building provides an outlook of the original design of the 1889’s construction. The Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday morning from 8 AM to 1 PM.
This tour gives you an opportuny to walk around with a local resident to trail through the various stalls, organic selection of fruits and vegetables, butchers, fish stands and bakeries.
Axelle is used to international guests, as she worked over a decade in the US and the UK with nearly 60 nationalities. She can convey cultural differences on food and cultural habits.
The city center is pedestrian with a preserved charming village atmosphere ; high end food stores and boutiques. Locals from neibouring cities are used to come shopping to this countryside urban city. On sunny days, you can buy a ham & cheese baguette from our local Bakery and enjoy the historical gardens and district estate adjacent to the Market.

St-Jean-Baptiste Church

Leïla K.

Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church

This country chapel of the 12th century became officially a Parish in 1203 and was under the responsibility of "Notre Dame de Paris". Along the centuries, her history and stories were tightly linked to the history of the city of "Sceaux" as well as the history of France. For example Colbert, the Minister of Finances of Louis the 14th, left his imprint in this emblematic monument.
Leïla, who knows the treasures and the crisp stories of this building listed as a French historical monument, offers to guide you in this special building and will give you access to the closed part of the building still under renovation

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Who are we ?

Local residents in love with Sceaux, we simply want to take you on a walk to discover some lesser-known aspects of our town. Sceaux lends itself to tourism, but people mostly appreciate its blend of French culture, modernism and serenity. Come along with one of us and partake in the daily life of Sceaux by visiting the marketplace, discovering the best stores in the pedestrian town centre, and admiring the hidden treasures of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste church.

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