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What to visit around Enghien?

What to visit around Enghien?

The forêt of Montmorency

City of Montmorency
Tourist Office - 1 avenue Foch
33 1 39 64 42 94

To the west of plaine du Parisis. Castle of hunting (XIIth century) at Montlignon. Hiking trails (G.R.1). Carte I.G.N. n°2313 Western blue. Maps available at the Tourist Office.


  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau museum : the house where Jean-Jacques Rousseau lived et the "dungeon" where he wrote "Le contrat social", "L’Emile", "Lettre ˆ d’Alembert", "La nouvelle Héloïse". Open every day except Monday 5, rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Tél. 33 1 39 64 80 13
  • La Châtaigneraie : under these old trees, Rousseau was meditating.
  • Maison des commères : Center for Studies and Research of the eighteenth century.
  • Collégiale Saint-Martin
  • Built since 1125 to the order of Mathieu 1er de Montmorency.
  • Renaissance stained glass windows and great views
  • Walks in the heart of the city.

Map at the Tourist Office of Montmorency.


Enghien-les-Bains Tourist office and business centre
81  rue du Général de Gaulle
95880 Enghien-les-Bains
Telephone +33 1 34 12 41 15

Open from Monday to Saturday
10am - 6pm, Sundays 3pm - 6pm