In the area around Élysée Val d’Europe, you’ll find charming little streets and breathtaking architecture in the many scenic villages in the region. Visit with friends or family during your stay in our 4-star hotel! Here’s a closer look at 5 worthwhile local towns.
Distance from the Élysée Val d’Europe: 6 kilometers
Why you should go: The medieval town of Lagny-sur-Marne boasts several historic monuments, including its city hall, which stands on the grounds of the Saint-Pierre monastery and the Notre-Dame-des-Ardents abbey church. This town was a favorite of pointillist painters including Georges Seurat.
Distance from the Élysée Val d’Europe: 12 kilometers
Why you should go: Crécy-la-Chapelle offers multiple hiking trails including the “Painters of the Grand Morin Valley” route, which brings visitors to the heart of landscapes carved out by the Grand Morin river. These sites were sources of inspiration for artists such as Corot, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Servin.
Distance from the Élysée Val d’Europe: 27 kilometers
Why you should go: You probably already know and love this town’s famous cheese, but Coulommiers is also a beautiful typical country town, proud of its Gallo-Roman heritage and its medieval past. It is home to an old Knights of Templar base that has been beautifully restored.
Distance from the Élysée Val d’Europe: 38 kilometers
Why you should go: Its river-adjacent position means that Lizy-sur-Ourcq has cultivated a wide range of industries since the Middle Ages: examples include flour milling, textile weaving, watchmaking, and woodworking. With its historical and industrial past, this bustling community has many surprises in store.
Distance from the Élysée Val d’Europe: 45 kilometers
Why you should go: This town’s 19th century apple press – the only one of its kind in the Ile-de-France region– means that it produces thousands of liters of cider each year. Every October, Beton-Bazoches hosts its annual cider festival!