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Welcome in Clichy

Department of the Hauts-de-Seine

Surface area: 307 hectares

Population: 50242 inhabitants

Clichy yesterday...

Clichy, originally named Clippiacum, owes its existence to the construction of a Gallo-Roman villa near the present town center. In the early days of the Middle Ages, the area was densely wooded and afforded shelter to small game animals, "gibiers de garenne", whence its name Clichy-la-Garenne (Clichy the warren). From Childéric 1st to Philippe II Auguste, the kings of France set their seal upon Clichy through their historical writings. During Dagobert's reign, Clichy was the capital of the Franc kingdom. From 1612 to 1623, Vincent de Paul was a priest at the Saint-Médard church, the oldest in town. After the Revolution, economic activities increased. At that time, Clichy was the town of cleaners and launderers. This is at the origins of the famous "Goulue" who danced on the stage at the Moulin Rouge in 1889. In the XIXth century, at the beginning of the industrial revolution, the Maës and Appert fine glass-makers, known the world over, began their activities in Clichy. Later, in 1950, Citroën became one of the first major manufacturers to enrich the economic life of our town.


...and today

Today, in spite of its expensive development, Clichy has still its "village" atmosphere which you are bound to find attractive. With a constant concern to maintain its balance, identity and traditions, Clichy is building for the future. Thanks to a housing policy tailored to its population, local management based on solidarity and prevention, and the many cultural and sporting activities, Clichy is constantly renewing itself to keep in step with its own time.


Leisure activities


Clichy and its landscaped areas

33 hectares of landscaped area including :

  • Roger Salengro Park at the corner of rue Villeneuve and boulevard du Général Leclerc

  • The Mozart Park in the "Espace Mozart" and its lawns where picnics and games are permitted

Citizenship and local democracy

New inhabitants can put their names down on the electoral roll at the Town Hall or at the offices belonging to the Town Hall (Mairies Annexes).
5 city councils, each of them corresponding to a different quarter of Clichy, allow the inhabitants to participate at the local life of his quarter.
To enroll, please contact the service "démocratie locale - vie des quartiers", telephone number 01 47 15 31 71.

Clichy and its inheritance :

  • Town Hall (1878-1907)

    80, boulevard Jean Jaurès 

    Frescoes in the Council Chamber (1910)
the Marriage chamber (1878) and 
the Staircase of honour (1907)

  • Saint-Médard and Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church (1623/1630)

    96, boulevard Jean Jaurès 

    Listed historical monument

    Organs on which Camille Saint-Säens played his famous pieces

  • Mall and band stand (1896) 

    Place des Martyrs of the German Occupation

  • Vendôme Pavilion (late XVth century)

    7, rue du Landy 

    Listed historical monument (under restoration)


Printemps warehouse facade (1906/1920)

    69, boulevard du Général Leclerc

    Listed historical monument

  • La Maison du Peuple (1938/1942)

    39, boulevard du Général Leclerc
Listed historical monument

    Designed by Jean Prouvé, prototype of metal architecture

  • Buildings on Léon Gambetta lane

    Beaujon Hospital (1935)

    100, boulevard du Général Leclerc


The Local Museum of Clichy

    An evocation of the former trades of Clichy, essentially the glassworks (1842-1895) which at its time rivalled with Baccarat and Saint-Louis.

    Visits to the museum and the Town Hall upon appointment with the archives department.

    80, boulevard du Général Leclerc

    Phone : 01 47 15 33 07

Clichy and its main attractions


  • Bains de Rue, festival of street-arts (May)

  • Kid's fair (May)

  • Spring Exhibition (May and June)

  • The festival of associations (June)

  • Rummage Sale (June)


  • Music festival (June 21)

  • 13th and 14th July festivals and balls

  • Operation summer for the youth (July and August)

  • Concerts at the band stand (June)


  • Book fair (September)

  • Patrimony days (September)

  • The "Nuit Blanche" (October)

  • Commercial Fair (October)

  • The Clichy 10 and 20 km race (October)


  • Commercial Jumble Sale

  • The Beautiful Hours of Christmas (December)

The markets

  • Central Market
rue de Neuilly 

    Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Lorraine Market 

    boulevard du Général Leclerc 

    Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Marché des Frères Lumière 

    place des Frères Lumière 

    Thursday from 8h30 a.m to 14h30 p.m.

Clichy, a European city twinned with

  • Heidenheim - Germany (since 1959)

  • Sankt Pölten - Austria (since 1969)

  • Merthyr Tydfil - Wales (since 1980) 

  • Santo Tirso - Portugal (since 1991)


Means of transport

  • Buses: 54, 66, 74, 138A, 165, 173, 174, 274, PC, HB, nightbus C, free buses belonging to the town 
- Clichy-Levallois train station : the same phone-number for all the stations in the department "Île-de-France" 08 91 36 20 20

  • Metro line 13: Mairie de Clichy and Porte de Clichy stations

  • RER C : Saint-Ouen and Porte de Clichy

  • Acces by the "Périphérique": Porte de Clichy


Useful addresses and phone-number

  • Post-office
81, boulevard Jean Jaurès
Phone : 01 49 68 06 51 

  • Town Hall
    80, boulevard Jean Jaurès
Phone : 01 47 15 30 00


Police station
    96, rue Martre

    Phone : 01 55 46 94 00

  • Youth Hostel
    107, rue Martre

    Phone : 01 41 27 26 90

  • SOS- Police : 17

  • Fire brigade: 18

Ambulance Brigade: 15



Tourist Office

61, rue Martre 

92110 Clichy-la-Garenne

Phone : 01 47 15 31 61

Office hours :

  • Monday : from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 13:30 p.m. to 19:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday: from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 13:30 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday: from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 13:30 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.

  • Thursday: from 13:30 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.

  • Friday: from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 13:30 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.

  • Saturday: from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.e