Walking, Hiking & Climbing

Centre Europeen dEscalade
European climbing centre: Indoor rock climbing centre located south of Paris near Orly at 3 rue Alouettes-Senia, Thiais (94). RER C: Pont de Rungis.
Musee & Foret de Fontainebleau
The Chateau of Fontainebleau was Napoleons place of retreat with a large forest offering many activities and rock climbing. Fontainebleau (77).
Chateau de Dampierre
A 17th century chateau offering an excellent starting point to a hike in the Chevreuse Valley. Located on the D58 at Dampierre (78).
Foret de Saint Germain en Laye
The forest of Saint Germain en Laye overlooks the Seine and stretches from the chateau to Maison Lafittes in the north to Marly le Roi in the south. Bikes can be hired to explore the forest. RER A: St Germain-en-Laye. (78)
Au Vieux Campeur
19 Au Vieux Campeur (Old Camper) sports shops. Each store specialises in one specific activity: mountain climbing, winter sports, water sports, running, tennis, camping. Top of the range products. Main strore: 48 rue des Ecoles (Arr 5) Metro: Cluny.
Easy Hiker
Blog describing easy hikes in and around Paris.
Comite de Randonnee Pedestre dIle de France
It is devoted to walking in the Paris Region and gives information such as the list of walking associations, hiking ideas, trail descriptions ...
Chateau de Vincennes
One of the oldest chateaux in the Paris region. It was the home of the French parliament for 600 years. The chateau looks over the famous Bois de Vincennes (94). RER/Metro: Vincennes.
Faisanderie de Senart
To the south-east of Paris the Forest of Senart houses an old hunting lodge of Louis XVI. In the gardens of which is an extension of the Pompidou musuem with a collection of 70s sculpture. Based at Faisanderie de Senart, Etiolles (91)