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Weekend in the Paris region

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Spend your weekend near Paris in the Paris region camping in Fontainebleau. Living in the capital or in the Paris region remains a boon, because its privileged location close to all amenities, offers endless possibilities for a weekend in the Paris region. If you want to go on a weekend around Paris, the region is full of quiet corners, conducive to healing and getting away from it all. You are free to immerse yourself in the middle of the forest, stay in a castle or opt for an unusual weekend. Be that as it may, camping La Rivière Dorée proves to be the best way to decompress for a weekend in the Paris region, an option that is both original and economical which guarantees a change of scenery for a short stay.

To get there from Paris : 
  • By train : 1h12 from Gare de Lyon (Paris) to the Bagneaux-sur-Loing stop
Among the cities to favor near Paris, you have the choice between Fontainebleau, Versailles, Chantilly, Giverny, Chartres or Provins. We have selected a few places to spend a weekend in the Paris region, close to the capital.

Where to stay? The ideal place to spend the weekend in the Paris region

To escape the hustle and bustle of the capital, it is advisable to escape from time to time, for a weekend in the Paris region. Moreover, there is no shortage of holiday villages in the Paris region. The La Rivière Dorée campsite in Île-de-France welcomes you at the gates of Fontainebleau for a waterfront holiday. To stay, it is possible to rent a pitch to pitch your tent or various unusual accommodations to meet all expectations.
  • The pitches of the Rivière Dorée campsite are ready to accommodate tents, caravans and motorhomes. In total, the park has 160 spacious plots delimited by vegetable hedges in order to preserve the privacy of campers. In order to contribute to their comfort, water points are judiciously distributed throughout the area, as well as two toilet blocks
  • The establishment's unusual accommodations are available in bubbles allowing you to sleep under the stars, tents fitted out for a glamping experience close to Paris, trailers, cabins, pods and tepees. Ideal for a romantic weekend in Seine et Marne!
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Weekend in Fontainebleau

Let yourself be seduced by the charm of Fontainebleau during a weekend in the Paris region. It is the perfect place for those looking for a breath of the countryside in their Parisian life. Endowed with lush nature, the forest massif of Fontainebleau lends itself to hikes in the heart of nature, along marked trails and to outdoor sports with its climbing blocks. In addition to its forest, its castle will not leave you indifferent, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most famous in the world. This beautiful town is characterized by its asymmetrical cobbled streets, its small shops and its church.
To achieve this :
  • By car :
20km from La Rivière Dorée campsite located in the town of Bagneaux-sur-Loing
20 minutes by car
via the D607 road

  • By train :
50 minutes from Bagneaux-sur-Loing station to the Thomery stop.
 

Weekend in Versailles

Famous for its castle, the city of Versailles is ideally located in the Yvelines to spend a weekend in the Paris region. Endowed with a rich cultural heritage, this tourist destination offers you a dream stay in the Paris region whether you are alone or accompanied. Indeed, the essential of the city is its castle and its domain which is internationally known. Also remember to visit the splendid Chapel and the Hall of Mirrors of the Palace of Versailles which is the absolute symbol of the French monarchy. To get to Versailles:
  • By car :
90km from La Rivière Dorée campsite
1h20 journey via the A6 motorway
  • By train : via line R then RER A from Bagneaux-sur-Loing towards Paris Gare de Lyon, then line U to the Versailles Chantiers stop for a duration of 2h 26 minutes.
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Weekend in Chantilly

The city of Chantilly owes its name to this famous whipped cream which originated in the city itself. It is also famous for its equestrian activities, hence the tourist places to visit absolutely on site, such as the Great Stables of the Princes of Condé and their famous dome with impressive architecture. Both a princely city and a place of French equestrianism, known for the art of porcelain and lace. A beautiful collection is to be discovered at the Chantilly Lace Museum. There is also a living horse museum and the Potager des Princes, a historic vegetable garden offering walkers and botanists alike a magnificent variety of gardens from around the world. Treat yourself to a camping trip to Chantilly during your weekend in the Paris region that you can join:
  • By car
149km
via the A6 and N104 motorway for 1h 26 minutes by car

Weekend in Giverny

World cradle of Impressionism, under the impetus of Claude Monet, Giverny is today a key site that fascinates tourists from all over the world. It has the advantage of being only one hour from Paris. The city is particularly appreciated for its peaceful charm in the Eure, a charming village that can be discovered. Opting for a weekend in the Paris region in Giverny is an opportunity to go green, particularly in Monet's gardens. Among the must-sees, don't miss visiting Monet's house, an atypical two-storey villa with a colorful interior, the Water Lilies pond, another garden to discover, the Museum of Impressionisms and the Valley of the Impressionists around Giverny.
Access :
  • By car :
155 km
Via the A6 and A13 road for a journey of 155km
chartres

Weekend in Chartres

In the department of Eure-et-Loir, the city of Chartres is famous for its cathedral. Capital of perfume, it is at the heart of what is known as Cosmetic Valley, a vast network that includes more than 400 companies linked to the perfume and skincare industry. Due to its location near Paris, Chartres is also a university town and a dynamic employment pool. During a weekend in the Paris region, it involves staying at a hotel, preferably in the upper town, which is an excellent starting point for exploring its wonders. Otherwise, the huge cathedral of Chartres is the main attraction in the city housing no less than 4000 sculpted figures and 170 stained glass windows. A building dating from the 4th century, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
To get to Chartres, you will need :
  • By car
133km
take the A6 motorway for 1h34 minutes drive

Weekend in Provins

The medieval city of Provins concentrates most of the heritage in the upper town of Provins. There are mainly the ramparts, the collegiate church and the César tower. A rather residential area that you will have at your leisure to discover during a romantic getaway or a family weekend in Provins. The city walls are punctuated by defensive towers of various shapes that once surrounded the city. As for the Tower of Engines, it is easily recognizable where the ramparts form a right angle, where a large one houses war machines. For its part, the César tower is an impressive octagonal keep dating from the 12th century. Its main interest of visit is the breathtaking view it offers over the whole city. To come to Provins from the campsite:
  • By car :
65km
It takes 1h 18 minutes by car taking the D210 and D403
  • By train :
If you take the train, the journey takes 2h 33 minutes from the Hôtel de Ville via Place de l'Ermitage towards Gare de Provins.