Gardens of the Val d'Oise
Historical circumstances, near Paris, abundance of water, diversity of natural environments and landscapes qualities favored over the centuries the establishment of parks and gardens in the territories that constitute the present department of Val d'Oise.
Different styles are everywhere, squares of medieval inspiration of the Abbey of Royaumont, with embroidery on the field of water Villarceaux or gardens of the Sun and Moon Castle Ambleville, all inspired by the Renaissance ; flowerbeds regular park of the castle of Auvers-sur-Oise-fruit or vegetable garden of the castle of La Roche-Guyon to massive release of the Garden Country Grisy-les-Plâtres.
Gardens of the illustrious dead, as Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Montmorency or Doctor Gachet in Auvers-sur-Oise, Parks comtemporary urban setting, gardens showroom professionals vegetable so a myriad of small gardens private exceptionally open to visitors complete an offer particularly extensive. The Ministry of Culture and Communication does not make a mistake which has awarded five gardens of the department's prestigious label "Jardins Remarquables".