Fontenay les Briis, which means "springs in the clay" is situated in the western part of the department Essonne. Fontenay les Briis is approximatively 2400 acres square. It is part of the "Limours Community of Towns". There are 1867 inhabitants called the "Fontenaysiens". It is located 35 km from Notre Dame Cathedral. The village is surrounded by woods and fields giving a variety of picturesque landscapes. Our village, in the Hurepoix region, is famous for its XIII th century church (Saint Martin) which is next to the city hall and a XVIIth century castle.
What you can specifically find here : - Medical Center of Bligny - A recreational facility for the children of the forteen towns which constitue the "Community of Towns"
The roads D3 and the D97 run through the town. Fontenay les Briis is halfway between the Genopole of Evry and the scientific complex of Orsay - Saclay.
Fontenay les Briis is ready to welcome companies working on innovative technologies.