Like Paris, its surroundings are not lacking in attractions. An hour from the City of Light, activities abound. This little getaway will allow you to take your mind off things and break the hectic pace of life in the capital. Here are 8 ideas for activities to do near Paris.

Paragliding in Neaufles-Saint-Martin

For the more adventurous, do a first flight in paragliding, in Neaufles-Saint-Martin, on the take-off area of Décollage Sarl. You can reach the place by car or train from Gisors station. There is a possibility to rent a car and enjoy your visit. You can visit and learn further more information about car rental services.

Lazing around at Isle-Adam beach

To spend some relaxing time, head towards the city of Isle-Adam to enjoy its beautiful river beach located northwest of the gates of Paris. This place offers various activities and entertainment.

Visit of Fontainebleau

Sumptuous castle, generous nature, fountains... Fontainebleau is worth a detour to get away from it all just one hour from Paris. This city, located 61 kilometres southeast of the capital, is served by the A6 motorway.

Getaway in Val d'Oise

Nestled north of Paris, Val d'Oise plunges you into a peaceful atmosphere and a magnificent natural landscape. This place will not leave you indifferent with its different attractions. Take the A115 road to get there.

Cultural discovery in Versailles

Famous for its castle, Versailles impresses you with the bucolic universe of Marie-Antoinette. The place welcomes you in a green and quiet setting. Follow the A13 motorway to Versailles.

A day in the countryside in the Jardins de Breteuil

Overlooking the upper Cheveureuse valley, the Gardens of Château de Breteuil conceal many curiosities such as its botanical gardens, labyrinth, water mirror and playgrounds. This haven of peace 35 km from Paris is available to you.

Water skiing at one hour from Paris

To escape Paris and its tumultuous life, go to the aqu'Aventure water skiing club, located in Gravon. A 33 hectare site allows you to indulge in your favourite activity, at only 30 euros per tour. You can take the A5 motorway to get there.

Transfer to the nautical base of La Villette

For water sports enthusiasts, the La Villette water sports centre is accessible free of charge. With your family or group, you will have the pleasure of rowing and canoeing in an exceptional setting.