A valley to share with your clients

THE VALLEY OF EXPERIENCES

Discover the 3 centres of tourist attractions, bordered or crossed by the Oise River. With their rivers and forests, towns and villages, the territory’s beautiful landscapes will seduce both nature lovers and history-and-heritage enthusiasts.

Dive into our suggestions for fun group outings, overflowing with a multitude of possibilities for visits, strolls and discoveries.

Example of a boat-and-bike cruise :

Map locating the south of the Oise valley and its towns

1. To the south

From Pontoise, Auvers-sur-Oise, L’Isle-Adam :

This portion offers especially strong links between the river and the territory. The Oise riverbanks have inspired a plethora of painters, in particular the Impressionists, such as Dupré, Daubigny, Pissarro and of course Van Gogh.

Today, the picturesque sites immortalised by these artists can still be admired, from the lively banks of Pontoise, to the colourful lanes of Auvers-sur-Oise, to the bucolic charm of L’Isle-Adam.

Group tours are organised, on the popular theme of Impressionism, but not only. Tastings of local specialities, discoveries of local crafts, and various other visits are easily available. Stories and histories await your discovery!

Today, the picturesque sites immortalised by these artists can still be admired, from the lively banks of Pontoise, to the colourful lanes of Auvers-sur-Oise, to the bucolic charm of L’Isle-Adam.

Group tours are organised, on the popular theme of Impressionism, but not only. Tastings of local specialities, discoveries of local crafts, and various other visits are easily available. Stories and histories await your discovery!

2. In the centre

Depuis Saint-Leu-d’Esserent, Creil, Pont-Sainte-Maxence :

From Saint-Leu-d’Esserent, Creil, Pont-Sainte-Maxence :

Cruise along and roam about the Oise River to explore its rich and diverse heritage. The valley’s architecture evokes the region’s storied past through various periods. Set out to discover such remarkable tourist sites as the Château de Chantilly.

Fall in love with the towns and villages who owe their settings and landscapes to the Oise River. Learn about the territory’s rich and ever-evident fluvial history. While the beautiful landscapes are sure to seduce nature lovers, history enthusiasts will also be delighted by the ‘old-stone’ architectures. The territory’s built treasures, while at times discreet, are yet wonderfully rich.

Fall in love with the towns and villages who owe their settings and landscapes to the Oise River. Learn about the territory’s rich and ever-evident fluvial history. While the beautiful landscapes are sure to seduce nature lovers, history enthusiasts will also be delighted by the ‘old-stone’ architectures. The territory’s built treasures, while at times discreet, are yet wonderfully rich.

Map locating the Center of the Oise Valley and its towns
Map locating the North of the Oise valley and its towns

3. To the north

Depuis Compiègne, Longueil-Annel, Pont-L’Evêque :

From Compiègne, Longueil-Annel, Pont-L’Evêque :

Many fascinating edifices punctuate this territory. As a group, discover the charms of the Oise River Valley.
The châteaux and forests boast charming architectures and ornamentations, not to mention curious anecdotes and legends.

The Oise riverbanks overflow with myriad treasures and stories to delight visitors, and the valley offers intimate access to magnificent and well-preserved landscapes.

In addition to its architectural heritage, this fluvial territory is covered by numerous forests. Delve into French history at Oise-bathed Compiègne, with its immense château and sylvan park.

The Oise riverbanks overflow with myriad treasures and stories to delight visitors, and the valley offers intimate access to magnificent and well-preserved landscapes.

In addition to its architectural heritage, this fluvial territory is covered by numerous forests. Delve into French history at Oise-bathed Compiègne, with its immense château and sylvan park.

Consult the group brochure

This brochure gathers together all group stopover activities along the Oise River Valley, including detailed information on rates and visit modalities.

To create your own tailormade tourist offer, we put you into contact with the territory’s tourist offices.

Boat-and-bike cruise from Paris to Péronne

A grand tour of the Oise River Valley

This suggestion for a boat-and-bike stay links Paris with Péronne.
It’s an invitation to explore our fluvial territory, to discover the river’s rich natural and historic heritage, during 8 days and 7 nights.

This boat-and-bike excursion convivially combines bicycle tourism with a comfortable cruise. Visitors set out to discover Auvers-sur-Oise in the footsteps of the Impressionists, followed by the Château de Chantilly, the national forest of Compiègne, Pierrefonds Castle and the Armistice Clearing.

A series of sumptuous stopovers, highlighting both the Impressionists and contemporary artists, while visiting world-history memorial sites.

This boat-and-bike excursion convivially combines bicycle tourism with a comfortable cruise.

Visitors set out to discover Auvers-sur-Oise in the footsteps of the Impressionists, followed by the Château de Chantilly, the national forest of Compiègne, Pierrefonds Castle and the Armistice Clearing. 
A series of sumptuous stopovers, highlighting both the Impressionists and contemporary artists, while visiting world-history memorial sites.

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