The most beautiful detours of France

It is in 2003 that L’Isle-Adam has the privilege to enter this network which gives pride of place to 100 French cities of average size, deserving a detour for the quality of their inheritance, their art of living, their will enhancement and tourism promotion, their animation.
The association of the 100 Plus Beaux Detours de France benefits from the expertise of the Michelin company, and fits perfectly into the approach initiated by the Quality Plan France.
Today, only 3 cities are labeled in Ile-de-France.

Val d’Oise Family

The “young public” visits of the Tourist Office have been labeled Val d’Oise Family.
This label lists the tourist offer for families and children on the department. These sites and events must comply with demanding specifications, covering the reception, pricing, security and services offered to family customers.
The guide “Val d’Oise Family” is available at the Tourist Office. It will be the essential tool to prepare your family outings.
You can also find the whole Val d’Oise Family offer on the dedicated website

Tourist commune

Listed as a Tourism Commune since 1949 by the National Association of Mayors of Classified Resorts and Tourist Towns, L’Isle-Adam benefits from this title thanks to its tourist offer of excellence, its tourist animations, its classified tourist office and its capacity hosting.

Internet City

This label enhances the implementation of a local city internet available to everyone in the public interest. L’Isle-Adam is the sule town of the department to have the ultimate reward: @@@@

Reception and Tourism Competition

In 2011, the Tourist Office was awarded the 1st Regional Prize for the “Reception and Tourism” Competition organized by the Regional Federation of Tourist Offices and Tourist Offices, for the quality of its welcome and the information available. .

Tourism & Disability Label

The association “Tourism & Handicap” label sites that take into account the access to leisure and holidays of people with disabilities. The Isle-Adam Tourist Office has been labeled since 2010 for motor and mental disabilities.

Bike Home Label

Professionals labeled “Accueil Vélo” guarantee a welcome and services tailored to the needs of cyclists, for a stay in peace.
L’Isle-Adam is labeled in 2013 for its location near Cyclabes tourist routes, staked and secured, and its adherence to the quality standard.

The Golden Marianne

Motivated by the “Grenelle of the Environment”, the Marianne d’Or national competition rewards local communities that stand out in the path of sustainable development. L’Isle-Adam is one of the prestigious 2010 winners of the competition, thanks to its fluvial beach, the largest in France.

Heritage Ribbons

Launched in 1994, this contest distinguishes and rewards municipalities that have carried out renovation or enhancement of their built heritage, in partnership with the French Building Federation, the Association of Mayors of France and the Heritage Foundation.
L’Isle-Adam receives the 1st Regional Prize for the restoration of its Saint-Martin Church in 2012.

The EDEN Competition

Created by the European Commission to support the tourism industry, the Eden European Competition aims to encourage models of sustainable tourism development across the European Union. It designates the tourist destination of excellence on a specific theme. Since 2008, under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry, the DGCIS and Atout France have been applying for France’s EDEN competition every year.
In 2010 L’Isle-Adam stands out on the theme “Tourism and aquatic areas”.

Sustainable development

Installed between river and forest, L’Isle-Adam benefits from a very exceptional natural site which participates fully in its attractiveness. We therefore have the concern to preserve it and take care to limit as much as possible our impact on the environment.

Some examples of actions:
– Waste separation
– Shutdown of all computers at night
– Recycling ink cartridges
– Establishment of a “Accueil Vélo” labeled to favor soft circulation modes
– Regional products favored for the shop


The Tourist Office of L’Isle-Adam wishes to promote access to all of its activities. Adjustments have been made and it is now labeled for the physically and mentally handicapped. Services are also offered to the visually impaired.

Some actions:

– a suitable parking space in front of the Tourist Office
– a reception desk and displays at appropriate height
– adapted toilets
– brochures with enlarged characters
– suitable signage with pictograms

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