Living + Teaching in Cergy, France

Population: 62,979
Département: Val d'Oise

Inexpensive | University | Concrete

Where to Drink

Where to Eat


Le Bouillon Chartier (Paris 9ème)
7 rue du Faubourg Montmartre

Ty Billig (Paris 14ème)
6 rue d'Odessa

e Benjamin (Paris 1ère)
53 rue de Rivoli

Where to Party + Dance

Best Spot to Grab a Coffee




Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit


Musée Édith Piaf (Paris 11ème)
rue Crespin du Gast

  • Visit Saint-Germain forest
  • Château Versailles and having picnics in the gardens

Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips

  • Saint-Germain-en-Laye
  • Versailles

Pleasant Walks

Outdoor Activities

  • Saint-Germain forest
  • Through the gardens of Château Versailles

Housing Examples

  •  500€ per month renting a room in a privately-owned apartment

Worst Things About Cergy

Best Things About Cergy

  • Ease of getting to Paris
  • Good and reliable transport links
  • Lots of horrible concrete buildings

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants

• Use to find housing, as it's easier and cheaper than in Paris itself.
• Choose a place with good transport links to Paris.


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Neighboring City Guides

  • Versailles

  • Rueil-Malmaison