to visit in the area

Located at the entrance to the Ile de Loisirs and its ponds, in the heart of the Oise loop, Le Domaine de Mona is within easy walking distance of a vast natural area and 25 hectares of water, offering a multitude of sporting activities: rafting, canoeing, sailing, waterskiing, wave surfing, pedalos, adventure courses in the trees, cycling, etc...
Numerous hiking trails criss-cross the Vexin to discover authentic villages, churches and castles.
Or the Vexin section of the London-Paris Avenue Verte is a great cycling route.
The Parc naturel régional du Vexin français and the Epte valley, on the one hand, and the Oise valley, on the other, make it possible to reconcile sporting pleasure and tourist appetite.

The region offers visitors several routes for lovers of painting, architecture and nature:
In a circle with a radius of less than 40 km, around the Domaine de Mona, we find :

5 kms PONTOISE - Historic capital of the Vexin region - its cathedral - its Pissaro and Tavet Museums - its ramparts
5 kms from the gates of the Parc National du Vexin, magnificent countryside and protected villages
7 kms from MAUBUISSON Abbey
11.5 kms from AUVERS SUR OISE, the flower-filled town where Van Gogh spent his final months
18 kms from POISSY - beautiful Collegiate Church
19 kms from L'ISLE ADAM
28.5 kms from SAINT DENIS - its impressive basilica and the Stade de France
44 kms from GIVERNY where MONET's house is located

The Val d'Oise is home to over 100 castles, fortified houses and mottes castrales.

Some of the region's jewels include the Château d'Ecouen, a national Renaissance museum, the Abbaye de Royaumont, a former Cistercian monastery founded by Saint Louis, the Château de la Roche Guyon (35 km) and the Château d'Épinay-Champlâtreux.

The nearby Yvelines department offers easy access to the châteaux of Saint-Germain-en Laye, Maisons Laffitte, Rueil Malmaison and the sumptuous Château de Versailles.
Or in the Oise department, the Château de Chantilly and the Musée du Cheval (45 kms from Cergy).


The lively PORT DE CERGY district, with its terraces, pubs, cafés and restaurants around the marina, offers a seaside atmosphere in the heart of the city and unexpected relaxation.

Take time to stroll around the Ile de Loisirs and discover the Axe Majeur.
l'Axe Majeur, 3km du domaine de Mona, chambres d'hôtes cergy

the axe majeur

Do not miss the Axe Majeur, a monumental work of art designed by sculptor DANI KARAVAN in 1980 and listed as a heritage site by the Ile de France region. If you go on foot, you'll have a wonderful walk, a beautiful view of Paris and a wonderful surprise in store for you.
ile de loisirs - where to sleep ile de loisirs - le domaine de Mona

l'île de loisirs

5 ponds and an abundance of water sports activities,
but also climbing, accrobranche.
tourisme aux alentours du domaine de Mona, chambres d'hôtes, gîtes à cergy

The chateau de versailles

A 30-minute drive will take you to the sumptuous Château de Versailles.
You'll need a full day to enjoy the park and château.
tourisme aux alentours du domaine de Mona, chambres d'hôtes, gîtes à cergy
tourisme aux alentours du domaine de Mona, chambres d'hôtes, gîtes à cergy
tourisme aux alentours du domaine de Mona, chambres d'hôtes, gîtes à cergy


At the gateway to the Vexin, the region is ideal for exploring by car, bike or foot (38 heritage trails), discovering authentic villages, castles and the troglodytic heritage of the Vexin, set in lush green countryside and the Seine valley.
tourisme aux alentours du domaine de Mona, chambres d'hôtes, gîtes à cergy


On the route de peintres du Val d'Oise et des Yvelines, you'll discover the places where famous painters like Van Gogh, Monet, Pissaro, Renoir or Sisley and many others lived, for a few months or a few years.
You'll discover the banks of the Oise and Seine rivers, and the landscapes that inspired them, most of which are still intact.


You're also 35 kms from Paris, 35 minutes by train; you leave in the morning to visit the Louvre, see the Eiffel Tower or any other wonder of our capital and return to relax at Domaine de Mona.

Le Louvre, Paris, à 35 minutes du domaine de Mona, cergy

The louvre museum

Tour Eiffel, à 35 minutes du domaine de Mona, cergy

the Eiffel Tower

Le Moulin Rouge, Paris, que faire dans les environs du Domaine de Mona

Paris city

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restaurants aux alentours du domaine de Mona, gîtes et chambres d'hôtes avec piscine

local gastronomy

Very good restaurants
L'or Q'idée - Naöelle d'Hainaut's gourmet restaurant in PONTOISE has been awarded 1 star in 2019.
A little further afield, Le Chiquito, in MERY SUR OISE 14 kms away (20mn by car) - 1 Michelin star. Alain Mihura offers traditional French dishes in an elegant and friendly setting with antique features.
Le Wauthier by Cagna in Saint Germain en Laye

Simpler but very good and friendly
Le bistrot du Théâtre in Jouy le Moutier, which boasts a small 19th-century theater that you can visit if you get the chance.
Le relais des peintres in Auvers sur Oise
Le Chameau in Neuville sur Oise: delicious couscous and tajines

You'll also find several bistro-restaurants in Port-Cergy, within walking distance of Domaine de Mona.

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