Hotels in Carrières Sous Poissy

    Carrières Sous Poissy Details

    In the north of France, the village of Carrieres-sous-Poissy is found in the Yvelines department. The name of the town comes from the series of mine tunnels, or carrieres, which run underneath the entire area. Some of them can be explored today. These caverns and shafts have actually caused some problems for the towns development, particularly along the rue Carnot, the oldest street in the village. No matter where your budget hotel is found, youre not likely to be far from some of these carrieres.Visit the ancient bridge in Carrieres-sous-Poissy that dates from 1357, and marvel at the arches that actually date in part from the 12th century. The chateau Champfleury was built by the Marquis de Pont-Chavigny, Roland Coudray, in the year 1630. Today, it is owned by the Health and Social Affairs Administration, and is used as temporary housing for troubled families. The church of St. Joseph was built between 1659 and 1663, and can be found on the Rue Grande.