Suresnes is a commune, located around 9 km (6 miles) west of the centre of Paris. Neighbouring communities include: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Puteaux, Rueil-Malmaison, Saint-Cloud, and Boulogne-Billancourt. Suresnes is the home of Fort Mont-Valérien, which offers a spectacular view of Paris’s most notable attraction – the Eiffel Tower. The population of the commune is forty-five thousand. Suresnes is known for its historic links to the production of quality wines.
Major organisations and employers in the commune include Suresnes Hôpital Foch, Philips, and Placo. Most businesses in the area work in tertiary sectors, for instance administrative or service. There are many serviced offices available to rent in the Suresnes district.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The commune has a lot to offer in terms of sights and activities. Many of its monuments are recognised as a part of the French cultural heritage. Several interesting sights include: The Lycée Paul Langevin, Fortress of Mont Valerian, Memorial of Fighting France, Suresnes American Cemetery, Théâtre Jean-Vilar de Suresnes, Garden City of Suresnes, and The Outdoor School. One of the most important festivals in Suresnes is the harvest festival, which includes wine tasting, parades and concerts. Visiting Suresnes, one can enjoy diverse menus featuring dishes cooked in the traditional French way. Among the renowned restaurants in the area are Le Chalet des Iles, Le Pré Catelan, Taillevent, L’Arc, and Le Relais d’Auteuil.
Suresnes is covered by two suburban rail lines: Transilien La Défense and Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare. Both pass through the Suresnes-Mont-Valérien station. The commune is accessible from the centre of Paris and its western suburbs by crossing the Pont de Suresnes over the Seine. Nearby major airports include Paris-Orly Airport and Charles De Gaulle International Airport, both operating international and domestic flights. Autoroute de Normandie is an important Parisian capillary that can be accessed at the southern border of the suburb.