Guided tours

Cité Internationale - L/OBLIQUE Member

17 boulevard Jourdan - 75014 Paris

Montparnasse - Alésia - 14e Arrondissement

Description

In search ofthe unusual, do you wish to explore a mysterious place in Paris, full of history?

L/OBLIQUE offers year-round guided vists of the Cité International Universitaire de Paris for both groups and individuals.

Accompanied by a lecturer, wander around this exceptional garden city dedicated to accommodation for international students; enter the three pavilions which are true architectural masterpieces of the twentieth century.

Several themes to choose from:

• Architectures without borders
• Artistic creations
• An ecological park
• From garden city to eco-campus
• Living in the Cité

Each month, the routes are changed to allow you to discover the cultural universe of the 37 pavilions that make up the site. Of the 25 countries represented, travel through Brazil, Japan, Cambodia, Sweden or Morocco!

These 5 buildings are unmissable historical monuments that include two made by the famous Swiss architect Le Corbusier.

As the starting point for guided tours, our permanent exhibition space is freely accessible all year round. We welcome you as we present the history of the Cité from Tuesday to Sunday, 2pm-6pm.

Don't wait any longer for a world tour in the heart of the capital!
Clients Leisure groups, School groups, Business groups
Description of leisure groups
The offer of guided tours organized by L/OBLIQUE is open to all cultural heritage enthusiasts, in groups or as individuals. This includes public recreation groups and scholars such as business groups who are regularly welcomed at the site for seminars.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Arabic
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • Danish
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • French

Type of visit

  • Exhibitions
  • Museums, monuments
  • Themed itineraries
  • Tailor-made

Theme of visit

  • Behind-the-scenes
  • Architecture, town planning
  • With multimedia assistance
  • Exclusive visit
  • Treasure hunt, urban orienteering, escape game

Mode of transport

  • On foot

Visiting times: Times: Group visits (at least 10 people) Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm and 2pm-6.30pm. Individual visits, every Sunday at 2.30pm. 2-hour visit, adaptable duration according to demand. Meeting point for guided visits: L/OBLIQUE permanent exhibition space, located in the entrance of the Fondation Avicenne. Link to download the map: http://www.ciup.fr/wpcontent/uploads/2009/11/Plan_L_OBLIQUE.pdf Times: group visits (at least 10 people) Monday-Sunday, 9am-12pm and 2pm-6.30pm. Individual visits, every Sunday at 2.30pm/ 2-hour visit, adaptable duration according to demand. Meeting point for individual visits: L/OBLIQUE permanent exhibition space, located in the entrance of the Fondation Avicenne. Link to download the map: http://www.ciup.fr/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/Plan_L_OBLIQUE.pdf

Voir la carte

Cité Internationale - L/OBLIQUE

17 boulevard Jourdan
75014 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 76 21 26 96
visites@ciup.fr
http://www.ciup.fr/

  • Subway - Porte d'Orléans
  • RER - Cité Universitaire
  • Tram - Cité Universitaire
  • Bus - 21, 67, 88
  • Velib' station: Cité universitaire 14015

Sustainable development approach

With the signing of a Sustainable City Charter in 2009, CIUP Foundation and its partners affirmed their willingness to engage in sustainable development of the planet. In 2012 the realisation of the new development has been the opportunity to reflect on a comprehensive strategy for the long term. An "eco-campus approach" has been defined with the aim of improving the integration of different dimensions of sustainable development within the activities of the CIUP (existing assets and new projects) . CIUP is working on five issues: sustainable urban planning, energy efficiency, conservation of biodiversity, and waste and water management. In the"An ecological park" visit, L/OBLIQUE presents the actions developed on the site to promote biodiversity. Find out how the team responsible for the maintenance of the park has renewed its gardening practices with the application of a different space management system. Several principles of ecological management experienced on the site will be explained: weeding steam clippings clog and mulching of wood chips under trees that boosts the activity of the local soil and fauna.

Type of visit: Guided tours

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