Tourism - Oise

Oise is a French department that is part of the Picardie region. It is surrounded by the departments of the Somme, Aisne, Seine-et-Marne, Val d’Oise, Eure and Seine-Maritime. the main cities are Beauvais, Clermont, Compiègne and Senlis.

The historical, cultural and religious heritage attracts many tourists in Oise. It is one of the departments that have the most historical monuments. Many cities in the department possess at least a church or a cathedral that are worth the visit, among them are Saint Pierre cathedral in Beauvais and Notre-Dame cathedral in Noyon which are the most visited. The most famous edifices are: the Chantilly Castle with its racecourse and horse museum, the Compiègne Castle, the Pierrefonds Castle, and Ermenonville Castle. In addition, most cities in Oise are visited for their historical city centres. Also, Oise benefits from ‘green tourism’ thanks to its forests and plains.

Finally, Oise has few theme parks such as Asterix Park or the ‘Mer de sable’ park that attract many families.

Top tourist cities in Oise


Tourism Beauvais

Beauvais is a town located at the north of the Paris basin, in the Picardy region in the Oise region, which it is the prefecture. Tourists who travel to Beauvais will discover the beautiful half-timbered houses. The lanes will lead them to meet the Beauvais ...

Must : Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Beauvais


Tourism Clermont

Clermont is a French commune, located in the department of Oise, which is sub-prefecture, and the Picardie region. To visit Clermont Sansom St. The church (the thirteenth century to the sixteenth century) The door Nointel (fourteenth century) Crédit photo ...

Must : Église Saint-Samson


Tourism Compiegne

Compiègne is a French commune located in the department of Oise, which is sub-prefecture, and the Picardie region. Sights in Compiegne Churches Imperial Palace, museums and the park Tour Beauregard Haras Imperial Theatre Glade of the Armistice ...

Must : Musée de la Figurine Historique, Palais impérial


Tourism Senlis

Royal town of Senlis is located in the heart of the Regional Natural Park Oise Pays de France. The city preserves its unique heritage, witnessed 2,000 years of history, and shall pursue their economic and cultural development pace of twenty-first century. Sights Senlis ...

Must : Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Senlis, Musée de la Vénerie, Musée d'art et d'archéologie de Senlis

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