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Les Ulis is a commune in the Essonne department located in the southwestern suburbs of Pairs. Les Ulis sits on the Cortaboeuf plateau which dominates the Yvette valley, also known as Chevreuse valley. Les Ulis has the biggest industrial area, concentrated in Parc d'Activite de Courtaboeuf, with more than 1000 companies employing 24.500 people. This area is spread over three communes. There are many companies that have their headquarters in Les Ulis, such as Hewlett Packard and Apple. Les Ulis is also a great tourist attraction, since it offers a wide range of great landmarks that must not be missed.
Top Attractions Within Les Ulis
Chateau de Versailles is truly one of the most beautiful palaces in France, located near Les Ulis. Starting as a hunting castle, Versailles came to be a royal chateau under the reign of Louis XIV. Versailles was extended and refurbished. All the rooms in the palace have a different theme. Louis XIV hired one of the most prestigious architects at the time, Louis Le Vau, who designed the rooms according to an Italian palace design. Versailles is a beautiful attraction that must not be missed.
Chateau de Courson is another beautiful chateau located near Les Ulis that is well worth visiting. Originally the home of the Lamoignon family, the chateau has been in the same family since the 18th century. The historic park was laid out in formal style by a pupil of the famous Andre le Notre in the 18th century. The venue is now famous as the venue for the Journees des Plantes de Courson, a spring plant fair.
Saint Jean de Beauregard is a stunning area, located near Les Ulis that is very representative of lifestyle in 17th century France, with its amazing castle that has been refurbished and reinhabited, the lofts with 4500 pigeonholes, the stables and the magnificent garden. The garden has rare vegetables, as well as beautifully displayed flower beds that include blossoms, narcissus, iris, peenies, old roses and summer flowers.