Small village of Île-de-France located in the Val-d'Oise department, Théméricourt takes place in the French Vexin, about forty kilometers from Paris, in the district of Pontoise. Bordering Avernes or Vigny, it takes its name from the German anthroponym, Theudemar.
Occupied since the Merovingian era, the village has long been occupied during the Second World War, before becoming again the peaceful and attraction that it is today. Despite its small population, however Théméricourt is popular with visitors because of its important architectural heritage. It has no fewer than two sites classified as an historic monument.
At the heart of the French Vexin, the village of Théméricourt also offers a large number of hiking and other outdoor activities in a country near the pleasures of the capital.
Although modest in size, the village of Théméricourt full of buildings and other sights to discover during a walk through its streets.
Théméricourt, is above all a church, the Church of Our Lady, listed building. In its oldest parts, the bell tower and belfry until the crossing, it dates from the twelfth century. Inside, one can see a nice transition style between Romanesque and Gothic through the capitals of the arcades that surround the transept. The side chapels and the nave date for their thirteenth century. The Notre Dame is primarily a fine example of rural architecture of the French Vexin.
Not far from the Notre Dame church, another site classified historic monument cross pattée the Ormeteau Marie. Built in the twelfth century, it was installed in this place, against the south wall of the nave of the church, eighteenth century.
The house of the park and the French Vexin Museum are common in ancient castle of the city. They have in particular the history and heritage of the French Vexin, as well as fun and educational activities for young people.
Castle Théméricourt, meanwhile, was built in the late fifteenth century and remodeled between the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The site, which now hosts the headquarters of the Regional Natural Park of French Vexin, still present today a beautiful English park with a pond.
Walking through the streets of the village Théméricourt, visitors also discover a tithe barn seventeenth century, or a bucketpump nineteenth century. The old barn and its facade with red brick bands, or different rural crosses that dot the village, also the charm of this unique city.
Rich in cultural and entertainment events, the village of Théméricourt highlights its history through quality events.
Théméricourt offers a craft market in the old barn in May.
The house of the Park hosts the Feast of the family in Nature in May with various free events such as animal observations, insect research or workshops on local wildlife.
In June, the Prehistory of the festival is an opportunity to learn more about this period in the world with a prehistoric village, demonstrative workshops, performances or thematic exhibitions.