Geneviève SOTON
3, place de l'église
91750 Nainville les Roches
Tél. : 01.64.98.40.56
Mob. : 06.61.92.04.00
soton@closdesfontaines.com

In the area

Cultural activities and tours:

  • Milly la Forêt  (15 min): The St Blaise des Simples Chapel decorated by Jean Cocteau, the National Conservatory of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, the Cyclops, and the superb 15th-century hall in the town centre (www.milly-la-foret.fr)
  • Courances (7 min):  17th-century chateau and its famous water garden (garden of mirrors) with 14 springs (www.courances.net)
  • Fontainebleau (25 min): A famous castle boasting eight centuries of history, a vast forest park, and a very pretty town. (www.musee-chateau-fontainebleau.fr)
  • Vaux-le-Vicomte (30 min): Its famous 17th-century castle, its gardens, its horse and carriage museum, and many events all year round. (www.vaux-le-vicomte.com)
  • Cerny (15 min): The only aviation museum in Europe with so many old aircraft in working order (www.ajbs.fr)
  • Barbizon (20 min): A charming village associated with the Impressionist painters.
  • The mediaeval town of Dourdan, Etampes, Melun and Provins

Sporting activities:

  • Atout branches in Milly la Forêt: its treetop obstacle course (www.atoutbranches.com)
  • Golf du Coudray Monceaux à 5 mn (www.golfcoudray.org)
  • Golf in Chevannes (www.golfdechevannes.fr)
  • Riding In  Soisy sur Ecole (Petit Tertre equestrian centre) and  Milly la Forêt
  • Walking or climbingA stone's throw from the house, in the Grands Avaux forest, at the start of the Fontainebleau forest
  • Kayak, Quad, microlights, hot air balloon:

Local arts and crafts:

Our region is proud of its craftsmen, and you will be surprised to learn about these traditional trades:

  • The glassworksof Soisy sur Ecole (www.verrerie-soisy.fr)
  • The craft workshops of Moulignon, with a wide range of activities such as pottery, drawing, decorating porcelain, thermo-fusing, mosaics, patchwork, ceramics, etc.
  • The sandstone cutter of Moigny sur Ecole,
  • metal engraving in Cély en Bière,
  • Gâtinais honey from Boutigny sur Essonne,
  • The watercress beds of Moigny sur Ecole,
  • ...