Each month discover the heritage of Argenteuil and art history. Lectures and free guided tours of the city are organized for all thanks to the operation "The Heritage Sunday" and "Wednesday heritage".
The Tourist Office of Auvers-sur-Oise offers Guided walks in the village or groups previously assembled, all year long and by appointment. These tours last about two hours and can find places where life and creativity of painters such as Daubigny, Cézanne and Van Gogh. Different themes are available such as "the footsteps of Van Gogh", "the footsteps of Cezanne", "Auvers and the Masters" and "memory locations".
Rich of his history and pictorial heritage, Ecouen offers through its "Pathways of painters" to find out what was the mark of many artists in the 19th century. The presence of different painters will make the town one of the most famous centers of the painting of this kind, that is to say, realistic painting representing peasant life daily. You will discover through the 10 stages of the journey, the houses that belonged to the now famous painters!
Enghien-les-Bains's guided Tours
April to september 2013
Informations :+33 (0)1 34 12 41 15
In the late nineteenth century, the Impressionists set up their easels in La Frette. The landscape and light have also been immortalized by their brush strokes! The banks of the Seine to promote and share its heritage, the city has set up a "walk of painters." This course made up of reproductions of paintings by Marquet, Pissarro, Daubigny, Camoin, Barber ... placed at the spot where they were painted. Follow this track, punctuated with 19 stations and scour the banks of the Seine, the paths and streets of the city. You can see and compare the view and work of the artist who painted this landscape, some years ago.
"... When Jean Gabin entered in the old cemetery of Meriel, he often spent before the family Lannes de Montebello's grave. He had no idea that much later, he would interpret the role of Marshal Lannes in "Napoleon" by Sacha Guitry "(Extract from document produced by the tourist Office Mériel).
Nature in the city Winding staircases, shady glades, steep and narrow paths completely disorient the walker, only four leagues separate him from the capital! Browse picturesque paths of Montmorency along marked hiking trails. Come and discover 7 tours, from 1.3 to 3.5 km. Ask the information booklet about the discovery tours to the Tourist Office of Montmorency.
From the rocky spur of the Collegiate church, enjoy the discovery of the landscape. Between History and geography, an experience to understand the evolution of the territory.
Booking at the Tourist Office.
Underground heritage of the old Pontoise. Through a guided tour, discover the history of Pontoise through his career, extraction wells, vaulted rooms, stairways hand, military works of the twelfth to the seventeenth century and some of its monuments, squares and streets.
A course of 2 hours is offered in French, English and German:
Discover the many facets of the historic heart of Pontoise by borrowing picturesque streets. The circuit consists of 20 main points that you can deepen with 15 additional comments. This plan gives you all the information to do this in a relaxed audioguide tour.
The Tourist Office has set up offers according to the expectations of those stopping. Visitors can rent bikes and walk through the stunning Green Valley and a pedestrian path to discovery the village is also proposed. It can be followed with an audio-guide, produced in three languages: Spanish, English and French. Box in hand, simply type the number corresponding to where you are to have complete information about the monuments, such as the twelfth-century church, the streets ... So, Roissy-en-France will no longer have any secrets for you!