There is a wide variety of things to do all within easy reach of Maison Elincourt from wonderful local forest walks, museums, châteaux and war memorial sites to Disneyland Paris & Park Asterix as well as a vast array of sporting activities.

Chateau Bellinglise

Village Church


Mennechet Château

Pierrefonds Chateau

Typical Brocante

Christmas Market

- Church
- Lavoir de la Fontaine Sorel
- Memorial
- Forest walks centre & nature observation post


- Compiègne & out of town shopping
- Monde de Lili indoor play centre for 3-12 year olds
- Speedpark: indoor karting, laser & bowling
- Majestic Cinema multiplex
- Fishing: Domaine de Marqueglise
- Montigny Grottos, Machemont
- Pierrefonds with its fairy tale medieval castle
- Zip line & treetop adventure
- Aerodrome de Compiègne-Margny
- Compiègne Imperial Palace & Rose Garden Tea Room
- Jet ski centre at Longueil-Sainte-Marie 
- Quad biking
- Horse riding
- Archery
- Golf at Château Monchy-Humières
- Mennechet Chateau and Abbey at Chiry-Ourscamp

Day Trips

- Chantilly Royal Equestrian Château 
- Senlis including Museum of Art and Archeology 
- Paris (40 mins by direct train from Compiègne) 
- Aéroville shopping mall, Roissy-en-France (45 mins)
- Asterix theme park (30mins) 
- Mer de Sable theme park (30 mins) 
- Disneyland Paris (1h30) 
- Beaches of Normandy & Baie de Somme 
- Guise and nearby Maison Familiale d'Henri Matisse museum
- Amiens including Picardie Museum
Gerberoy one of France's listed villages of beauty 
- Laon with its Resistance & Deportation museum

Year Round Events

- Brocantes/ bric-a-brac markets (weekends March-October)
- Fête de la Musique (21 June)
- Thourotte Beach (5 weeks during July and August)
- Feu de Saint Jean: Summer Solstice bonfire night (24 June)
- Epiphany: "Galette des Roi" (6 January)
- Bastille Day (14 July)
- Christmas Markets (Compiègne, Noyon, Amiens December)