Day Trips North of Paris

Abbaye de Royaumont
Founded by St Louis, King of France, in 1228. The Abbaye de Royaumont is surrounded by wetlands and forests. Concerts and exhibitions all year round. Asnieres sur Oise (95)
Maison de Van Gogh
The Auberge Ravoux (known as the Maison de Van Gogh) is where this famous artist lived and died. Closed on Monday and Tuesday, as well as in January and February. Place de la Mairie, Auvers-sur-Oise (95).
Auvers sur Oise
A village north-west of Paris which was home to a school of artists and is also the final resting place of Van Gogh. Some sights closed in the winter. Auvers sur Oise (95)
Musee national de la Renaissance
The Chateau dEcouen is housed in a Renaissance building and contains a collection of Renaissance art and objects. Free entry for children under 18. Chateau dEcouen, Ecouen (95)
Abbaye de Maubuisson
13th century buildings and 8 hectares of gardens. Open 10:00-18:00 every week day (except Tuesdays) and 14:00-18:00 Sundays and holidays. Located on rue Richard de Tour, St-Ouen-lAumone (95)
Paintball Connexion
30 km outside Paris, this large paintball complex is open 7 days a week, for groups or individuals. Stag or hen parties, company outings, tournaments. 2 bis rue Victor Hugo, Boissy lAillerie (95).