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Enghien-les-Bains - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Val-d'Oise

Enghien-les-Bains is a town of Val-d'Oise, located just 11 km northwest of Paris.

Unique spa Ile-de-France, Enghien-les-Bains offers visitors a wide choice of entertainment, entertainment in a unique setting just minutes from Paris. The first Casino of France, the theater, the Arts Center and more than 300 shops give Enghien-les-Bains dynamism unmatched. For relaxing break, the Spark welcomes you into a world of serenity and harmony to awaken your senses and your feelings close to the lake.

The city of Enghien-les-Bains was established by law in 1850. Its name comes from the lordship of Enghien, near Mons in Belgium. In 1689, the Prince of Conde is lord of the land in Montmorency. It is also lord of Enghien in Hainaut. He obtained the king's permission to change the name of his duchy in the peerage of Montmorency d'Enghien. Thus the new pond of Montmorency (future Lake Enghien) he becomes the pond of Enghien. A few years after the Revolution, Montmorency finds its original name, but the use remains the name of Enghien in the pond. Also, when some time after a hamlet is at this point he will naturally called "Hamlet of Enghien."

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.9708759 (N 48° 58’ 15”)
Longitude2.3034849 (E 2° 18’ 13”)
Surface area1.77 km²
Population11564 inhabitants
Density6533 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCergy (26 km, 23 min)
Insee code95210
IntercommunalityCA de la Vallée de Montmorency

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Gratien2.2 km (6 min)
Deuil-la-Barre2.2 km (6 min)
Épinay-sur-Seine2.7 km (8 min)
Soisy-sous-Montmorency2.7 km (8 min)
Eaubonne3.8 km (9 min)
Montmorency3.9 km (9 min)
Montmagny4.5 km (11 min)
Groslay4.7 km (11 min)
Sannois5.1 km (11 min)
Villetaneuse5.5 km (12 min)
Pierrefitte-sur-Seine5.7 km (14 min)
Villeneuve-la-Garenne5.8 km (12 min)
Margency6.2 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Enghien-les-Bains preserved spa architecture typical of 19th century and the Belle Epoque. Going through the city, you can admire many public buildings and private houses that perpetuate the special charm of the city: neo-Gothic castles, Swiss chalets, cottages Normandy-style, neo-classical villas with their mansard roofs, Second Empire buildings, ornamental art nouveau ...

The town has many green spaces to picnic or rest. You can also make pedal boats, sailing and rowing. Lakeside, the Spark, the largest spa in the Île-de-France, welcomes you for a relaxing time! And in the evening, the Casino is waiting for you to spend an evening at the frenzied pace of slot machines.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

In June, the city sounds. Les Bains Digital, Digital Arts Festival, and Enghien Jazz Festival Enghien-les-Bains animate. A monumental floating stage is then installed on the lake welcome numerous artists such as Uncle Ben Soul, Raphael, the Blues Brothers Band or Maceo Parker ...

Every third Sunday in September, a large flea market is organized by the Lions Club of Enghien-Montmorency at the pier of the lake.

But the rich and varied cultural season can get throughout the year.

Detailed information

Enghien Jazz Festival
A celebration of all types of jazz on the banks of Enghien LakeJune / July 2016


Pier Lake
Pier Lake
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A stroll along Lake
A stroll along Lake
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Perle du Val-d'Oise embedded at the gates of the Valley of Montmorency, Enghien-les-Bains enjoys a remarkable tourist. Enjoy your stay in Enghien-les-Bains to radiate in the department and around and discover the heritage Paris region. Forests, castles, abbeys and museums will introduce you to a department with a rich heritage and fascinating history. And proximity to Paris you will achieve your desires.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided Tour of La Cité du Cinéma Movie Studios
Culture and education14 € Saint-Denis (6.1 km)
Cokkery Class: French Desserts
Local flavours130 € Paris (9.3 km)
Cookery Class: French Bread
Local flavours130 € Paris (9.3 km)
Cookery Class: Viennese Pastries
Local flavours130 € Paris (9.3 km)
Wine & Cheese Workshop
Local flavours85 € Paris (9.3 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (13.2 km)
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (21 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (23 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals