Tourism - Val-d'Oise

Val d’Oise is a French department that is part of the Ile-de-France region. It is surrounded by the department of Oise, Seine-et-Marne, Seine-Saint-Denis, Hauts-de-Seine, Yvelines and Eure. The important cities are Cergy Pontoise Argenteuil and Sarcelles.

Val d’Oise enjoys having a rich cultural and architectural heritage and has two regional natural parks: the regional natural park of Vexin and the regional natural park of Oise-Pays. Vexin français is the most attractive area for tourism with the village of painters Auvers-sur-Oise, the castle of Roche-Guyon halfway between Normandy and Ile-de-France, the Royaumont Abbey dating from the 13th century, the castle of Auvers and the castle of Ecouen that houses the national museum of Renaissance. Other museums and monuments are located in the department such as the museum of archaeology of the Val d’Oise department in Guiry-en Vexin, the museum Jean-Jacques-Rousseau in Montmorency and the Maubuisson Abbey in Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône.

The cultural events in the department are the festival of Val d’Oise and the Furia Sound Festival.

Top tourist cities in Val-d'Oise


Tourism Cergy

Cergy is a French commune located in the Val-d'Oise and the Ile-de-France. To visit Church St Christophe Port Cergy Crédit photo : Chatsam, licence CC-BY-SA-3.0


Tourism Argenteuil

Argenteuil is a town in the northwestern suburbs of Paris. It is located 12.3 km from Paris. Argenteuil was founded as a convent in the 7th century. A monastery was built from the convent but was destroyed during the French Revolution. Argenteuil used to be renowned ...


Tourism in Pontoise

Pontoise is the historical capital of the French Vexin. The city is located north of Paris, in the Oise department. Pontoise is a dynamic city, with a long history, and became famous thanks to painter Camille Pissaro whose paintings representing the city are displayed ...


Tourism Sarcelles

Sarcelles is a French commune located in the Val-d'Oise and the Ile-de-France. To visit Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Built from 1115 The tower Hugh Capet (Liceo de la Tourette) Manor Miravillas (Rue de la Resistance) is built on the site of the ...