The abbaye de Royaumont
The abbaye de Royaumont is the largest Cistercian Abbey in Ile-de-France. It was built between 1228 and 1235 by King Louis IX. The Gothic cloister is one of the finest in the North of the France. The convent buildings have impressive dimensions. The gardens are labeled "remarkable Garden".
Auvers-sur-Oise owes its fame to the Impressionists, Paul Cezanne, Jean-Baptiste Corot, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro and Vincent van Gogh who came here draw their inspiration. We find most of the sites that they were immortalized. Vincent Van Gogh painted his last paintings during the last months of his life.
The Château de Breteuil
The Château de Breteuil features architecture from the 17th century. It has Royal paintings and furniture from the 18th century of high quality. It presents a prestigious setting where nearly fifty wax figures made by the Musée Grévin are staged.
The Château de Champs
The Château de Champs is built in 1708, it is the jewel of classical architecture in the region Île-de-France. The field shows the rare feature to collect both a castle and a garden perfectly preserved in the heart of a park of 85 hectares.
The Château de Courances
The Château de Courances is famous for its Park which is a remarkable testament to the Renaissance water garden. Surrounded by moats, Louis XIII style castle belongs to the same family since 1872.