Cergy-Pontoise is a new town in the Val d’Oise department, France. It is located on the Oise River, around 30 km (19 miles) from central Paris. It’s named after two communes that formed the joint Cergy-Pontoise. The town is spread over seventy eight square kilometres, and is home to over a hundred and eighty thousand inhabitants.
Two big international companies have their head offices in Cergy-Pontoise: Subaru France - automobile manufacturing, and Bandai France - software and film-production. There are many building that have serviced offices for rent in Cergy-Pontoise.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Pontoise is known from the landscape work of several impressionists, such as Camille Pissarro, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Charles-François Daubigny, and others. The city is also the birthplace of the famous alchemist Nicolas Flamel. Main sights in the area include the Cathédrale Saint-Maclou de Pontoise, Musée de Pontoise and Musée Pissarro. Cergy-Pontoise is a wonderful place to find diverse dining experiences. Examples of restaurants in the area include: Ibis Cergy Pontoise Le Port, Premiere Classe Cergy Pontoise, Campanile Cergy Saint Christophe, and many others.
Getting to the town by plane is quite easy, as three airports are located within a short distance: Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris-Orly Airport, and Beauvais-Tillé Airport. All of these airports are serviced by companies providing international and domestic flights. Getting around the city is possible on Stivo bus services, RER and suburban Gare Saint-Lazare rail services, by using the French National Railway Corporation and Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transports.